U.S. Department of Transportation
A controversial air service costs millions in taxpayer money, with nearly empty flights leaving airports for rural destinations.
Officials announced that a $22 million grant was awarded to upgrade public transit at a pair of Metro light rail stations in Los Angeles.
The U.S. Department of Transportation gave its approval Friday for work to begin on the second leg of California’s proposed $68 billion high-speed rail line, endorsing the state’s environmental review for the section running between Fresno and Bakersfield.
Federal transportation officials are promising another big dose of cash to help expand Los Angeles’ growing public transit network — this time, $2.1 billion in grants and loans to extend a subway line into Beverly Hills.
New U.S. Department of Transportation rules will require airlines to include the cost of all mandatory fees and taxes in the advertised price of an airfare, starting Thursday.