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Airlines join fight against human trafficking

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a new partnership with airlines to train airline workers to recognize the signs of human trafficking.

Thursday - 06/06/2013, 02:40pm EDT

Tags: human trafficking, Ray LaHood, U.S. Department of Transportation, airline industry, John Aaron

Federal grant to restore historic slave cabin

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $195,000 grant to restore a historic slave cabin on the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

Friday - 08/03/2012, 04:17pm EDT

Tags: Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway, U.S. Department of Transportation

Tech solutions may not stop distracted driving

As federal leaders, safety advocates and automakers come together to address the issue of distracted driving, some potential technological solutions are being shown to have unintended consequences.

Thursday - 03/15/2012, 11:32am EDT

Tags: distracted driving, Adam Tuss, David Strickland, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, cellphone