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.
Looming budget cuts to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) could drastically impact airline travel in our region. Lawmakers have the power to lessen the blow but they are running out of time.
Airport authorities say passengers were offloaded from a US Airways flight from Washington to New York after an engine warning light came on, but no one was injured.
The number of commercial passengers flying through Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in the first quarter of this year has set a record.
Authorities say 16 tour bus passengers are complaining of neck and back pain after a crash involving two tour buses and multiple other vehicles on the Capital Beltway.
Metro says one of its bus drivers has been diagnosed with viral meningitis.
Metro has scheduled a series of public hearings to hear from riders about proposed fare increases.