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DoT technology research to lead to safer drivers, roadways

Greg Winfree, the assistant secretary for research and technology at the Transportation Department, said government-funded research into vehicle-to-vehicle infrastructure communication technologies could help reduce the 32,000 roadway fatalities that happen annually.
April 24, 2014

Tags: technology , Greg Winfree , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 08:57am EDT

FAA safety oversight of aircraft repairs faulted

The Federal Aviation Administration's supposedly risk-based safety inspection system "falls short of being truly risk-based," especially for foreign repair stations, a report by the inspector general said.

Tags: FAA , oversight , inspector general

Monday - 05/06/2013, 09:10pm EDT

Controllers return after Congress ends FAA furloughs

Air traffic controllers are heading back to work. Significant airport delays were reported last week due to furloughs at FAA caused by sequestration.

Tags: FAA , furloughs , sequestration , budget , Congress

Monday - 04/29/2013, 03:32am EDT

New report questions FAA's airline safety promise

Tags: FAA , NTSB

Tuesday - 02/19/2013, 09:21am EST

LA mayor shoots down rumors of Cabinet position

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is putting an end to rumors that he's up for a Cabinet position in the Obama administration.

Tags: Antonio Villaraigosa , Barack Obama , Ray Lahood

Friday - 02/01/2013, 09:36pm EST

FAA cuts could trigger $20 billion blow to national economy

The Federal Aviation Administration is slated to lose $1 billion from its budget if Congress does not act to prevent sequestration, according to a study released by the Aerospace Industries Association. But the cuts would ripple throughout the nation's economy. About 100,000 jobs throughout the economy would be lost.

Tags: FAA , Stephen Mullin , Econsult Corporation , NextGen , Aerospace Industries Association , Norman Mineta , sequestration

Monday - 08/13/2012, 10:54pm EDT
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