Tag: transportation

Infrastructure and the stock market — here’s what the $1 trillion deal means

Maybe it really is infrastructure week. Stock-market investors applauded Thursday, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.95% sharply higher and scoring another round of...

Officials: Deadly Pride parade crash appears unintentional

Officials say a driver unintentionally slammed into spectators at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, killing one person and seriously injuring another...

The new cruise ship rulebook: What to know about booking a trip, getting on board, and other changes

You may have been able to hear the champagne corks pop and cheers resound on June 5 as the Celebrity Millennium cruise ship weighed anchor...

Driver rams cyclists in Arizona race, critically injuring 6

Police say a driver in a pickup truck has plowed into bicyclists competing in a community road race in Arizona, critically injuring several riders ByThe...

Turkey Commits to Securing Afghan Airport After Americans Leave, U.S. Says

WASHINGTON—The U.S. and Turkey have agreed to a plan for the Turks to continue providing security at the airport in Kabul, U.S. officials said, ensuring...

U.K. unemployment rate drops again, as British stocks open at highest level since February 2020

The U.K. unemployment rate fell to 4.7% in the February to April period, government data showed, marking the fourth straight month of declines after the...

Police: Car plows into protesters in Minnesota, killing 1

The Minneapolis Police Department says a woman was killed and two others were injured after being struck by a car during a protest in the...

The Latest: Virus infections are rising sharply in Moscow

MOSCOW — The tally of new coronavirus infections in the Russian capital rose more than 1,000 from the previous day as Moscow heads into a...

What is inflation? Hint: It’s not the 12% increase in rental-car prices last month

When Chipotle CMG, +1.21% CEO Brian Niccol shared that the company has increased its menu prices by nearly 4%, some customers thought they knew exactly...

The Global Logistics Logjam Shifts From Suez to Shenzhen

HONG KONG—As Western economies roar back to life, a fresh wave of Covid-19 clusters in Asia—where vaccination campaigns remain in their early stages—is creating new...

This industry saw a 112% rise in job openings since the pandemic — and it’s not leisure and hospitality

When the economy shut down last year to curb the spread of coronavirus the leisure and hospitality industry, which includes hotels, restaurants and bars, took...

Vaccinated and need a vacation? CDC relaxes guidance for Americans traveling to more than 100 countries.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued updated travel advice, easing restrictions on more than 100 countries and opening up more destinations...

Airlines demand trans-Atlantic travel restarts, as Biden prepares for G-7 trip

The bosses of six airlines offering U.S.-U.K. passenger services have called for trans-Atlantic travel restrictions to be lifted, saying high COVID-19 vaccination rates in both...

Crews work again to reopen George Floyd Square to traffic

Crews returned to a Minneapolis intersection where a memorial to George Floyd was assembled after his death last year and worked to reopen it to...

Ford’s new Maverick hybrid pickup starts at $19,995 and gets 40 mpg

DETROIT – Ford Motor’s new Maverick truck will be the first pickup in America with a standard gas-electric hybrid engine when it goes on sale...

Canadian police say Muslim family targeted by deadly attack

TORONTO — A driver plowed a pickup truck into a family of five, killing four of them and seriously injuring the other in a deliberate...

Here’s a breakdown of the trillions worth of pandemic stimulus already unleashed in the U.S.

The massive scope of aid used by the U.S. government to help blanket the economy during the pandemic can be hard to imagine. But as...

More workers negotiate a return to the office — but working from home is a privilege open to precious few Americans

As white-collar workplaces debate the future of hybrid work with more than half of U.S. adults fully vaccinated, a new analysis provides a reminder that...

Cruises are finally returning to U.S. ports — here’s what will be different post-COVID

Americans will soon be able to the sail the open sea once again, after COVID-19 shut down the cruise industry. But how will these first...

American Airlines joins Southwest in extending suspension of alcohol sales

American Airlines is joining Southwest Airlines in holding off on resuming in-flight alcohol sales following an assault against a flight attendant last week. The moves...

Egyptian Officials Accuse Ever Given’s Captain of Losing Control of Ship in Suez Canal

ISMAILIA, Egypt—Egyptian officials made their most specific allegations against the captain of a container ship that blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week in...

The Latest Segway Ninebot Scooter Is a Crowdfunding Success

The KickScooter F Series was fully funded just 10 minutes after its campaign launched on Indiegogo. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and...

Ryanair CEO Calls Belarus Flight Diversion a ‘Premeditated Hijacking’

Ryanair Holdings RYAAY 1.64% PLC rejected Belarus’s account of the diversion of one of its planes Sunday, angrily condemning the forced landing in a private...

3 arrested in Italy funicular crash; clamp deactivated brake

Police in northern Italy have made three arrests in a cable car disaster that killed 14 people By NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press May 26, 2021,...

Belarus Faces EU Flight Ban for Grounding Ryanair Plane With Dissident

European Union leaders agreed to impose a new round of sanctions against Belarus and ban its airlines from entering the bloc’s airspace and airports, a...