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Passengers walk across the tarmac at Jose Marti International Airport after arriving on a charter plane operated by American Airlines January 19, 2015 in Havana, Cuba.

Six U.S. Airlines to Begin Flights to and from Cuba

The Department of Transportation has approved American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines, and Sun Country Airlines to begin scheduled flights between the U.S. and Cuba starting as early as this fall.

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx (L) and Cuban Minister of Transportation Adel Yzquierdo shake hands after signing an agreement authorizing up to 110 scheduled daily commercial flights to Havana and nine other destinations on the island at National Hotel in Havana, on February 16, 2016.

US, Cuba Sign Deal to Restore Airline Travel

The United States and Cuba have signed an agreement restoring commercial airline service between the two countries, as part of the Obama administration’s effort to normalize relations with the island nation.

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Obama Wants $4 Billion to Subsidize Silicon Valley Driverless Cars

In the Obama Administration’s latest welfare for Silicon Valley billionaires, the President intends to ask Congress for $4 billion in federal subsidies and nationalization of transportation safety regulations in an effort to speed the deployment of driverless cars.

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FAA to Announce Registration Rules for Recreational Drones

With a constant string of near misses in airports across the nation and conflicts between neighbors over allegations of spying, federal regulators have been reviewing possible rules for privately owned, recreational unmanned aerial vehicles, often called drones. Now regulators have announced plans to force owners to register their devices with the federal government.

Garcetti: L.A.'s Chief Washington Lobbyist

Garcetti: L.A.'s Chief Washington Lobbyist

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, lobbying hard for his the city, has made his sixth trip to Washington D.C. since he was sworn as mayor, the Los Angeles Times reports. Garcetti fended off criticism of his jet-setting, saying, “You are always criticized

Israeli Sues Obama Administration for Discrimination

Israeli Sues Obama Administration for Discrimination

An Israeli man is suing the Obama administration after Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx denied his complaint against Kuwait Airways for refusing to allow him to purchase a New York-London air ticket. The suit, filed Mar. 31 at the D.C. Circuit

Obama Budget Proposal: Spend $300 Billion on Roads and Bridges

Obama Budget Proposal: Spend $300 Billion on Roads and Bridges

Although the Congressional Budget Office has determined that the federal gas tax is not bringing in sufficient revenue to pay for road and transit projects, President Obama is planning on spending $300 billion over the next four years to fix

Drunk Walking Leads to Pedestrians Fatalities

(AP) Drunk walking leads to pedestrians fatalitiesBy JOAN LOWYAssociated PressWASHINGTONDrinking and walking can be as deadly as drinking and driving. New data on pedestrian fatalities show a third of the pedestrians killed in 2011 had blood alcohol levels above the