A new plan to ease restrictions on air passengers is creating debate. The government wants to end the ban on cell phone calls in the air, but some passengers want to keep their peace and quiet.
The Transportation Security Administration has opened a new lane for pre-approved airline passengers at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, doubling the number of locations for passengers to use the so-called “PreCheck” lanes.
Airline passengers can now stay plugged in throughout their air travel.
A federal air marshal based in Maryland has been arrested and accused of taking cell phone photographs underneath women’s skirts as they boarded a plane at Nashville International Airport.
Railroad officials say Amtrak carried a record number of passengers in the year ending Sept. 30 despite Northeast service that was temporarily knocked out by Superstorm Sandy.
Metro says a piece of track equipment hit a blue line train in northern Virginia with passengers on board, but no passengers were hurt.
Preventing cruise nightmares. Lawmakers in Washington grill cruise line executives about their ships stranding passengers.
After a fire breaks out on a Royal Caribbean cruise, the company has now canceled several cruises, leaving hundreds of people upset and waiting on a refund.
Distracted driving. For young drivers, common sense and even laws say it’s safer not to have other teens in the car–but that may not be holding true in all cases of distracted driving.
Metro says weekend work on the red and orange lines will cause delays for train riders.
On a crowded morning train on Metro’s Orange Line, Fisher Yang, 50, of Centreville, gets his share of jeers, eye rolls and smiles. Yang, who is the pastor of a church in Shenandoah County, Va., sings Christmas carols two days a week during the morning rush hour on Metro’s five subway lines. Starting at Vienna, he makes his way along the orange line toward downtown and then switches onto Metro’s other train lines, singing all the way.
The Port of Baltimore has seen its 1 millionth passenger sail on a cruise ship.