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Tag Archives: Transportation

Report: Virgin America best U.S. airline in 2012

WASHINGTON — Virgin America did the best job for its customers among leading U.S. airlines last year, a report said Monday, as carriers overall had their second best performance in the more than the two decades since researchers began measuring ...

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Montgomery approves $7.5M more for transit center

SILVER SPRING — The Montgomery County Council has approved an additional $7.5 million for construction of the troubled Silver Spring Transit Center, but officials say it will take much more to repair the facility’s structural problems. The new funds approved ...

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Automakers report U.S. sales up in March

DETROIT — March is turning out to be the best month for auto sales in at least six years. Major automakers including Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, General Motors and Nissan all reported increases, with some reporting their best monthly totals since ...

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MTA unveils new vehicles to serve disabled riders

The Maryland Transit Administration is unveiling its new fleet of mobility vehicles to serve riders with disabilities. The transit agency is replacing its fleet of sedans and cut-away buses with new vehicles designed specifically for people in wheelchairs. They are ...

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Supreme Court leaves in place rule for ads on airfares

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is refusing to review a federal rule that requires airlines to include taxes in their advertised fares, a practice that carriers say violates their free-speech rights. Under a Transportation Department rule that was upheld by ...

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