James Simpson, the new commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Transportation, inherits plenty of problems as he takes over the sprawling agency.
To avoid fines that could total millions of dollars per flight if passengers were left stranded on tarmacs longer than three hours, US Airways said its planes would return to the gate after 21/2 hours, unless takeoff were imminent.
Toyota faces a maximum penalty of more than $16 million for failing to promptly notify the government about defective gas pedals among its vehicles.
The Obama administration said Thursday it will seek to ban text messaging by interstate bus drivers and truckers and push states to pass their own laws against driving cars while distracted.
Fifth in an occasional series: Clutching their coffee cups, the stevedores who unload the region's commerce from cargo ships on the Delaware River amble into their union's hiring hall as they do every morning, and wait to see whether they'll be dealt a job.
Vineland-based NFI has acquired Network Logistics Solutions, a contract warehouse management company headquartered in Savannah, Ga.
Trailing 37 other states that have done so already, Pennsylvania yesterday released a draft plan to address climate change.
It was hailed by environmental groups as a big step forward, by industry groups as a potential roadblock for business, and by the head of an electric-power-generation organization...
WASHINGTON - U.S. airlines will be told they should check the private-plane flying records of pilots who are applying for jobs, part of an effort by regulators to boost regional carrier safety after a fatal crash near Buffalo.
Philadelphia International Airport received $26.6 million in federal economic-stimulus money yesterday for construction of two new baggage-screening and explosive-detection systems.
New commuter rail service to link much of South Jersey to Philadelphia was the centerpiece of a $2 billion mass-transportation plan outlined yesterday by Gov. Corzine and transit officials.
Airline passengers, no longer surprised that they must pay for food and beverages, now increasingly face another change - credit-card-only flights. More airlines are going cashless. Southwest, Frontier, JetBlue, AirTran and others have eliminated cash purchases on flights.
Last week's column focused on how policies of the Obama administration are likely to affect airlines and the travel business. I didn't have room to say all I wanted to about what may be the most striking change in store in the transport arena: how Amtrak and other passenger-rail service will be treated...
A US Airways Express flight with 38 people aboard touched down without its front landing gear yesterday morning at Philadelphia International Airport. There were no injuries.
Thaddeus Robinson rolled his wheelchair off SEPTA's new railcar, grinning.
"It's much better than the old cars," said Robinson, of West Philadelphia, after a brief tour of the Silverliner V prototype that went on display yesterday at Suburban Station. "It's much easier to get on and off...