USDOT Grants $28 Million for DC-Baltimore Maglev Study
As headlines this week have indicated, the Federal Rail Administration (FRA) granted the State of Maryland $27.8 million for “preconstruction and planning costs for the potential development of a magnetic levitation (maglev) train between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD.”
Happy 80th Birthday to the MUTCD – You the Man(ual)!
Tomorrow, November 7, marks the 80th birthday of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways. USDOT is celebrating and we love a good party so this week we have a guest op-ed from Dr. Gene Hawkins. Buckle up for safety and prepare to learn more about traffic control devices (TCDs) than you ever thought you would!
One Last Flight: How Will the Merger Between US Airways and American Impact the Airline Industry?
Last Saturday, at 5:52AM, flight US1939, operated with an Airbus A321, landed at Philadelphia International Airport arriving from San Francisco. This would be the last flight flown with a US Airways flight number, an airline that traces its history back to 1939 (hence the flight number) as All American Aviation, founded by member of the Du Pont family.
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