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TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS BRIEFING: Uber and Lyft in talks with new investors - Autoliv to break off tech business - Barriers to drone adoption in construction

TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS BRIEFING: UBER AND LYFT IN TALKS WITH NEW INVESTORS - AUTOLIV TO BREAK OFF TECH BUSINESS - BARRIERS TO DRONE ADOPTION IN CONSTRUCTION

Welcome to Transportation & Logistics Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology...

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $264 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 95 Airports

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ANNOUNCES $264 MILLION IN INFRASTRUCTURE GRANTS TO 95 AIRPORTS

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the Federal Aviation Administration will award $264 million...

 
 
 
TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS BRIEFING: Lyft to test self-driving cars in California - Update on FAA commercial drone regulations - Postmates expands Prime-style subscription service

TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS BRIEFING: LYFT TO TEST SELF-DRIVING CARS IN CALIFORNIA - UPDATE ON FAA COMMERCIAL DRONE REGULATIONS - POSTMATES EXPANDS PRIME-STYLE SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE

Welcome to Transportation & Logistics Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology...

Incident at FAA facility slows flights into DC-area airports

INCIDENT AT FAA FACILITY SLOWS FLIGHTS INTO DC-AREA AIRPORTS

Some flights into Washington-area airports - including Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport - might be delayed...

 
 
 
You Can Now Get a Drone Registration Refund and Deletion from the FAA

YOU CAN NOW GET A DRONE REGISTRATION REFUND AND DELETION FROM THE FAA

In late 2015, the FAA began demanding mandatory registration of most drones , including most consumer camera drones that were exploding...

Appellate court orders FAA to refund drone registrations

APPELLATE COURT ORDERS FAA TO REFUND DRONE REGISTRATIONS

If you paid a fee to register your drone with the FAA, you could be eligible for a refund.

 
 
 
Flying Car Company Terrafugia Sold to Chinese Automaker Geely

FLYING CAR COMPANY TERRAFUGIA SOLD TO CHINESE AUTOMAKER GEELY

Terrafugia, a Boston-area company that has been working on flying cars since 2006 , is being acquired by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group,...

Camera Drones May Soon Be Required to Have a Remote ID System

CAMERA DRONES MAY SOON BE REQUIRED TO HAVE A REMOTE ID SYSTEM

Ever since camera drones first became available to the average consumer, authorities across the world have had growing concerns about...

 
 
 
American Robotics Scouts Out $1.1M to Bring A.I. to Farm Drones

AMERICAN ROBOTICS SCOUTS OUT $1.1M TO BRING A.I. TO FARM DRONES

Drones are opening up the skies to farmers who want better ways to monitor their crops. But even though flying a drone over a field...

DJI Will Severely Limit Your Drone if You Don't ‘Activate' it Online

DJI WILL SEVERELY LIMIT YOUR DRONE IF YOU DON'T ‘ACTIVATE' IT ONLINE

The good news: you no longer have to register your little DJI Phantom or Mavic with the FAA. The bad news: DJI still needs you to register...

 
 
 
Court ruling nullifies US requirement that hobbyists register drones

COURT RULING NULLIFIES US REQUIREMENT THAT HOBBYISTS REGISTER DRONES

Enlarge A federal appeals court on Friday struck down a regulation requiring the public to register drones. The US Circuit Court of...

You don't have to register personal drones with the FAA anymore

YOU DON'T HAVE TO REGISTER PERSONAL DRONES WITH THE FAA ANYMORE

In March, the FAA noted that over 100,000 hobby drone owners had registered their machines since the year began, bringing the total...

 
 
 
Drone users no longer have to register with the FAA, but that may change

DRONE USERS NO LONGER HAVE TO REGISTER WITH THE FAA, BUT THAT MAY CHANGE

A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court ruling that found the FAA's current drone registration efforts run afoul of current...

You no longer have to register your drone

YOU NO LONGER HAVE TO REGISTER YOUR DRONE

A federal appeals court has shot down a rule requiring hobbyists to register their drones. Appeals court judges in Washington, D.C....

 
 
 
The US government has banned laptops on certain international flights from the Middle East

THE US GOVERNMENT HAS BANNED LAPTOPS ON CERTAIN INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS FROM THE MIDDLE EAST

On Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security announced the introduction of an electronic device ban for passengers on non-stop flights...

Harrison Ford is involved in another aviation mishap. FAA is investigating taxiway landing over airliner

HARRISON FORD IS INVOLVED IN ANOTHER AVIATION MISHAP. FAA IS INVESTIGATING TAXIWAY LANDING OVER AIRLINER

Nearly two years ago, actor Harrison Ford was hospitalized for “moderate trauma” after he crashed a small, vintage plane on a Venice,...

 
 
 
Harrison Ford's Close Call with Passenger Plane Prompts FAA Investigation

HARRISON FORD'S CLOSE CALL WITH PASSENGER PLANE PROMPTS FAA INVESTIGATION

SANTA ANA, California - Actor Harrison Ford flew over the top of a commercial airplane while landing his private aircraft after being...

United Airlines grounds all flights due to computer outage

UNITED AIRLINES GROUNDS ALL FLIGHTS DUE TO COMPUTER OUTAGE

United Airlines has grounded all domestic flights due to a computer outage, the FAA says. The ground stop was issued Sunday night after...

 
 
 
Top 10 in Travel News: Week of January 19, 2017

TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS: WEEK OF JANUARY 19, 2017

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: These Are the Best- and Worst-Performing Airlines in the World Your 2017 Guide to New Commercial...

Galaxy Note 7 airline warnings will finally stop

GALAXY NOTE 7 AIRLINE WARNINGS WILL FINALLY STOP

See full gallery on TechnoBuffalo Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 is a dangerous phone, we get it. Yet, every time we fly, airlines and airports...