Transportation

High Speed Rail in the U.S.

January 4, 2011

The Obama administration is trying to jump start the development of high speed passenger trains in the U.S. Diane and guests discuss the controversy over projects planned in California and Florida.

News Roundup - Hour 1

September 10, 2010

The fight intensifies over the administration's proposed economic policies. Federal economists revise projections on health care spending. And the president voices support for his chief of staff as mayor of Chicago. A panel of journalists...

Navigating the not-so-friendly skies

Navigating the not-so-friendly skies

August 9, 2010

Traveling by plane was once an experience to be savored. Today, it's long lines, crowded planes, fewer frills and more and more fees. Our guests will offer tips for flying the not-so-friendly-skies.

The Parking Garage

The Parking Garage

July 7, 2010

Parking garages have been part of the urban landscape for more than a century. How this often-maligned structure contributes to civic life and expands the future of transportation, architecture, and design.

Environmental Outlook: Electric Cars

Environmental Outlook: Electric Cars

July 6, 2010

The Environmental Outlooks Series: how electric cars could reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.

 Economic Repercussions of the Icelandic Volcano

Economic Repercussions of the Icelandic Volcano

April 20, 2010

Travelers and businesses worldwide are struggling to cope with closed airspace over Europe in the aftermath of the Icelandic volcano. A panel joins Diane for an update on the spread of ash and the economic cost to the region and the...

A New Approach to Transportation Security

A New Approach to Transportation Security

April 5, 2010

The Obama Administration establishes a new intelligence-based screening system for airline passengers on U.S.-bound flights. What it means for travelers and what's being done to improve security on domestic trains, highways and subways.

Toyota Auto Safety Hearings

February 24, 2010

Congress holds hearings to examine how Toyota handled vehicle safety problems. Government watchdog groups raise concerns about ties between lawmakers and the world's largest carmaker. The latest on the Toyota-recall controversy.

News Roundup - Hour 1

February 12, 2010

A new poll shows Americans increasingly dissatisfied and angry with the federal government, the Northeast digs out from record snowfall, and the Fed hints at raising interest rates. The stories behind the news of the week. A panel of...

The State of Traffic in the U.S.

November 25, 2009

Millions of Americans will brave crowded highways this holiday weekend to visit friends and family. Traffic today and what's being done to ease congestion and improve the nation's roads and highways.

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