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NTSB: Tug pilot in crash was on cell

PHILADELPHIA -- The mate piloting a tug boat in last summer's deadly collision of a tourist boat and a barge was consumed by a family emergency and on his cellphone at the time, a new government report on the crash revealed Monday.

By Associated Press  | March 7, 2011; 1:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  NTSB, Transportation News  
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Today's transportation roundup

The story of the day -- at least for me -- is potholes.

I hit a massive one last night driving home on Route 450. It was late and I was tired and close to home, so I kept driving. I ended up shredding the tire but thankfully the rim wasn't damaged.

By Michael D. Bolden  | March 3, 2011; 9:08 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Airports, Aviation, Biking, Metro, NTSB  
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Today's transportation roundup

Gas taxes, potholes and cycling are just some of the topics making news in transportation this Tuesday. Here's a look at some headlines:

By Michael D. Bolden  | March 1, 2011; 10:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Aviation, Driving, Metro, NTSB  
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NTSB to devote year to child safety

The National Transportation Safety Board kicked off a child safety forum at its L'Enfant Plaza headquarters in Southwest Washington Thursday morning to draw attention to passenger practices aboard airplanes and in automobiles. NTSB chief Deborah A.P. Hersman is chairing the one-day forum, with all five members of the board scheduled to participate.

By Michael D. Bolden  | December 9, 2010; 7:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Aviation, Driving, NTSB, Traffic Safety  
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NTSB to hold child safety forum

The National Transportation Safety Board will focus on child passenger safety aboard airplanes and in automobiles during a public forum scheduled for Thursday at its L'Enfant Plaza headquarters. NTSB chief Deborah A.P. Hersman will chair the one-day forum, with all five members of the board scheduled to participate.

By Michael D. Bolden  | December 6, 2010; 9:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Aviation, Driving, NTSB, Traffic Safety  
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Today in transportation

Here's a look at some of what's happening today in Washington in the transportation world and events that Post staff writers are attending. Check back later for developments. Derek Kavitz attends a meeting on transportation funding hosted by the Northern...

By Michael D. Bolden  | December 2, 2010; 9:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Aviation, Metro, NTSB  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Feds recommend child seats on planes, Michael D. Bolden , November 22, 2010
NTSB holds forum on aging drivers, Michael Bolden , November 9, 2010
NTSB to hold forum on aging drivers, Michael Bolden , November 4, 2010
NTSB probes airline partnerships, Michael Bolden , October 26, 2010
NTSB: Transportation fatalities fall, Michael Bolden , October 6, 2010
NTSB bus probe to take months, Michael Bolden , October 1, 2010
House to hear NTSB's Metro findings , Ann Scott Tyson , September 14, 2010
NTSB to hold child safety forum, Michael Bolden , September 13, 2010
2nd crash survivor returning home, Michael Bolden , August 21, 2010
Teen crash survivor heads home, Michael Bolden , August 16, 2010
Talk back on airline regs, Luke Rosiak , August 16, 2010
NTSB wants child seats on planes, Michael Bolden , August 11, 2010
NTSB wants marine cellphone rules, Michael Bolden , August 11, 2010
NTSB meets Metro board, Robert Thomson , August 9, 2010
NTSB, Metro board meeting under way, Michael Bolden , August 9, 2010
WMATA board will meet with NTSB, Luke Rosiak , August 4, 2010
Area delegation to meet with NTSB head, Luke Rosiak , July 28, 2010
NTSB: Track circuit one of many factors, Michael Bolden , July 27, 2010
Family: What good will this do?, Michael Bolden , July 27, 2010
Red Line crash meeting Tuesday, Michael Bolden , July 26, 2010
Local flyer recounts turbulence, Luke Rosiak , July 21, 2010
Car on empty Orange Line train derails, Luke Rosiak , July 19, 2010
NTSB releases Metro crash pictures, Michael Bolden , July 19, 2010
DC ducks not connected to Philly , Michael Bolden , July 8, 2010
 
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