Department of Transportation
Federal transportation officials are investigating whether Asiana Airlines failed to meet legal obligations to help the families of passengers whose flight crash landed at San Francisco International Airport.
California is getting $43 million in unspent highway earmarks from the federal government, according to Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood.
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced $45.7 million in transit related grants for the San Francisco Bay Area on Monday.
The federal agency that has approved about $3.5 billion in grants for California’s high-speed rail system has no authority to change the September 2012 deadline to start construction.
A proposal to launch bullet trains through the Bay Area on retooled Caltrain tracks, instead of a brand new rail system, has been scrapped by the California High Speed Rail Authority.
The Department of Transportation said Thursday the state is getting the largest share of the $1.2 billion in high-speed rail funding being diverted from Ohio and Wisconsin to other states.
The Department of Transportation reports more than 2 million passengers filed claims for mishandled luggage last year. But new rules now offer more protection.
Work on the BART to San Jose extension is moving right along, and some high level officials got a tour of the project Tuesday in Milpitas.