Lead Editor: Angie Giroux-Scheide

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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. 

Last week, TSA found 59 guns nationwide


  • WWLP-TV (Springfield, Mass.)

Transportation Security Administration officers screening passengers at airports across the U.S. last week found 59 guns, 53 of which were loaded. Other items of concern included an airbag, a folding … Read More

Freescale develops microprocessor chip for cars


  • USA Today
  • VentureBeat

Freescale Semiconductor has introduced a microprocessor chip that will give drivers more independence over their onboard computer systems by increasing the processing power. The technology would reduc… Read More