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