U.S. Department of Transportation

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U.S. Department of Transportation

Establishes national transportation policy, including highway planning, and supervises programs for urban mass transit; railroads; aviation; and the safety of waterways, ports, highways, and pipelines. Administers the Transportation Act of 1966, which protects historic sites from being adversely affected by transportation projects.
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United States Department of Transportation (September 1997), Domestic Airline Fares Consumer Report, Third Report, Washington, D.C.: GPO.
American Airlines American Airlines has been awarded by the United States Department of Transportation rights to fly 11 new flights per week between the United States and Brazil beginning Nov.
WASHINGTON -- Long overlooked as a viable alternative to over-the-road transportation, United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood last month announced the inception of "America's Marine Highway" program, an effort to shift freight to waterways from congested U.S.
The United States Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recognised the 2010 Suzuki Kizashi with the highest ranking in its New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP) crash tests.
As a commercial scheduled passenger airline, JetPurple operates uniquely under FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) regulation part 135 as opposed to FAA part 121, and is directly regulated by the USDOT (United States Department of Transportation) as a public charter.
JetBlue Airways, Puerto Rico's largest carrier (a), was today granted a beyond-perimeter slot exemption from the United States Department of Transportation which will enable it to launch new nonstop "capital-to-capital" service from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to a unique and sought-after destination: San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The Hydrogen Road Tour is in collaboration with the United States Department of Transportation, United States Department of Energy, the California Fuel Cell Partnership and the National Hydrogen Association.
Carlton currently serves as assistant administrator and ranking senior executive service career official of the United States Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration and is responsible for international activities, policy development and implementation, and legislation.
American Airlines said it has formally submitted an application to the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) proposing to operate daily, year-round, nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Tokyo's Haneda Airport (HND).
After months of intense pressure from a broad labour coalition, the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) has denied an exemption for a foreign air carrier permit to Norwegian Air International (NAI).
said it has filed an application with the United States Department of Transportation for a certificate of public convenience and necessity.

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