Transportation

Airlines

August 15, 2002

This week, US Airways filed for bankruptcy, and American Airlines announced restructuring and layoffs. Diane and her guests look at the financial pressures facing airlines in the U.S., and talk about how the troubles may affect travelers...

Amtrak's Future

June 24, 2002

Amtrak's financial crisis could mean that some routes start shutting down within days. We'll look at the ongoing debate over government support for the passenger rail system. All aboard for a discussion of Amtrak's future.

The Airlines

September 19, 2001

The airlines have gone to Capitol Hill to request help with enormous financial losses, demands for increased security, and other problems they are facing. Diane and her guests talk about the future of the airline industry and air travel.

Traffic Congestion

June 5, 2001

Congestion on the nation's roads today affects not only a few major cities but smaller urban areas all across the nation. A panel talks about why so many of us are stuck in traffic and what can be done about it.

Stephen Ambrose: "Nothing Like It In The World" (Simon and Schuster)

August 31, 2000

Historian Stephen Ambrose's new book "Nothing Like It In The World" celebrates the achievement of the men who built America's first transcontinental railroad in the 1860's. He joins guest host Steve Roberts to talk about the...

Air Travel

August 22, 2000

If you're one of the millions of Americans who have boarded an airplane this summer, it's likely that you've experienced some of the delays and frustrations that are plaguing the airlines. A panel talks about the airlines and the best...

Clean Cars

May 10, 2000

Environmentalists have spent years clamoring for vehicles that won't add tons of carbon dioxide and other pollutants to the air every year. So-called "clean cars" will be on the market soon from two major manufacturers. A panel...

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