U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal officials announced those using federal dollars for major renovations to homes or businesses will now have to follow new uniform rules.
In what’s being called the “largest single safety crackdown” of the motor coach industry, federal officials have shut down 26 bus operations that transport more than 1,800 passengers a day along Interstate 95 from New York to Florida for safety violations.
A North Carolina dispatcher will be brought to Virginia to face charges stemming from a bus wreck that killed four passengers as the bus was headed to Chinatown last year.
Kin Yiu Cheung was driving a Sky Express operated bus headed to Chinatown from North Carolina when it swerved off the road and overturned on I-95 in Virginia on May 31.
New passenger protection rules have gone into effect aimed to prevent nightmare scenarios like the one many experienced at John F. Kennedy International Airport during last year’s blizzard.
The DOT has announcedthat $745 million would be going toward rail projects that will allow trains to travel up to 160 mph in some sections of the Northeast Corridor and to construction that will allow Amtrak trains to avoid a congested rail junction in part of New York City.
Each week, about 50 children are hit by cars while backing up, often in the owner’s driveway. Now there’s a new proposal could make rearview cameras mandatory in all vehicles.