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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. 

A4A: Passengers should sign its "Stop Air Tax Now" petition


  • The Hill

Airlines for America is seeking signatures for a petition that urges Congress not to increase the cap on the Passenger Facility Charge, a fee that airports charge to passengers. "If airports get their… Read More

Va. autonomous vehicle tests announced at ITS America event


  • Richmond Times-Dispatch (Va.)
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch (Va.)

It was announced at an ITS America meeting Monday that the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute will oversee the testing of driverless cars on northern Virginia highways once the cars have been succ… Read More

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