Lead Editor: Angie Giroux-Scheide

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SmartBrief covers a broad range of issues within the transportation sector. Our newsletters report the latest on  commercial airline company news and trends, airport security issues and TSA, the airline passenger experience, and North America's freight railroads, along with Amtrak. 

Lawmakers, airline industry fight to restore pricing transparency for consumers


  • L.A. Airspace blog

Last week, a House committee moved to forward legislation proposed by Reps. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., and Peter DeFazio, D, Ore., that allows airlines to advertise airfares without including taxes. "We tha… Read More

Freight rail industry "frustrated" by feds in PTC installs


  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Twenty percent of freight rail's 60,000 miles of track will be equipped with Positive Train Control by next year's deadline, AAR reports. The association had originally estimated that 40% of the track… Read More