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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. 

Airbus receives cancellations but still faces large backlog



Through the end of June, Airbus received cancellations for 225 aircraft, the highest number of cancellations to date for the aircraft manufacturer. However, Airbus still faces an order backlog for 5,5… Read More

UP, Ill. police teach youths about track safety


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Union Pacific and police from Maple Park, Ill., held a seminar for young people to bring home the message that railroad tracks are no place to play. Tracks "are not places to explore ... they are not … Read More