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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. 

Judge refuses AMR's bid to terminate benefits to retired employees


  • Reuters
  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane in New York has ruled that American Airlines' parent company AMR Corp. cannot cut benefits to its retired employees. The company had maintained that its former employee… Read More

EPA on track to issue power plant rule June 1


  • Huffington Post, The

The Environmental Protection Agency is scheduled to release its draft rule on greenhouse gas emissions for existing coal-fired power plants by June 1. The proposal was submitted March 28 to the Office… Read More