News Section:  Department of Transportation (DOT)

California Man Pleads Guilty in Fraud Scheme to Steal Computer Equipment Intended for Non-profit Schools

January 10, 2014

On January 3, 2014, Steven A. Bolden of Palmdale, California, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court, Tacoma, Washington, to charges relating to his role in a scheme to transfer computer equipment to himself that was originally purchased by the U.S. Government for more than $25 million. He presented himself as a representative of non-profit schools eligible to receive excess computers through General Services Administration (GSA)’s Computers for Learning (CFL) program. …click to read more…

Tennessee Man Sentenced for Flying Without a License

January 3, 2014

On December 16, 2013, Steven Allan Cate was sentenced in U.S. District Court, Greenville, Tennessee, for piloting an aircraft without an airman’s certificate. This sentencing stems from a June 5, 2013, guilty plea in which Cate admitted to flying a plane without a valid airman certificate.¬†Cate was sentenced to serve six months in prison and twelve months of supervised release.¬† On April 1, 2013, air traffic controllers identified an unregistered …click to read more…

More Comprehensive Data Are Needed To Better Understand The Nation’s Flight Delays And Their Causes

December 20, 2013

The causes and impacts of flight delays and cancellations continue to be a key concern for Congress, the Department of Transportation, the airline industry, and the flying public. In the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, Congress directed us to examine various delay statistics, air carrier scheduling practices, and airport capacity benchmarks (i.e., the maximum number of flights an airport can safely accommodate per hour). Our …click to read more…

More Comprehensive Data Are Needed To Better Understand The Nation’s Flight Delays And Their Causes

December 20, 2013

The causes and impacts of flight delays and cancellations continue to be a key concern for Congress, the Department of Transportation, the airline industry, and the flying public. In the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, Congress directed us to examine various delay statistics, air carrier scheduling practices, and airport capacity benchmarks (i.e., the maximum number of flights an airport can safely accommodate per hour). Our …click to read more…

More Comprehensive Data Are Needed To Better Understand The Nation’s Flight Delays And Their Causes

December 20, 2013

The causes and impacts of flight delays and cancellations continue to be a key concern for Congress, the Department of Transportation, the airline industry, and the flying public. In the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, Congress directed us to examine various delay statistics, air carrier scheduling practices, and airport capacity benchmarks (i.e., the maximum number of flights an airport can safely accommodate per hour). Our …click to read more…

More Comprehensive Data Are Needed To Better Understand The Nation’s Flight Delays And Their Causes

December 20, 2013

The causes and impacts of flight delays and cancellations continue to be a key concern for Congress, the Department of Transportation, the airline industry, and the flying public. In the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, Congress directed us to examine various delay statistics, air carrier scheduling practices, and airport capacity benchmarks (i.e., the maximum number of flights an airport can safely accommodate per hour). Our …click to read more…

More Comprehensive Data Are Needed To Better Understand The Nation’s Flight Delays And Their Causes

December 20, 2013

The causes and impacts of flight delays and cancellations continue to be a key concern for Congress, the Department of Transportation, the airline industry, and the flying public. In the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, Congress directed us to examine various delay statistics, air carrier scheduling practices, and airport capacity benchmarks (i.e., the maximum number of flights an airport can safely accommodate per hour). Our …click to read more…

More Comprehensive Data Are Needed To Better Understand The Nation’s Flight Delays And Their Causes

December 20, 2013

The causes and impacts of flight delays and cancellations continue to be a key concern for Congress, the Department of Transportation, the airline industry, and the flying public. In the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, Congress directed us to examine various delay statistics, air carrier scheduling practices, and airport capacity benchmarks (i.e., the maximum number of flights an airport can safely accommodate per hour). Our …click to read more…

More Comprehensive Data Are Needed To Better Understand The Nation’s Flight Delays And Their Causes

December 20, 2013

The causes and impacts of flight delays and cancellations continue to be a key concern for Congress, the Department of Transportation, the airline industry, and the flying public. In the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, Congress directed us to examine various delay statistics, air carrier scheduling practices, and airport capacity benchmarks (i.e., the maximum number of flights an airport can safely accommodate per hour). Our …click to read more…

More Comprehensive Data Are Needed To Better Understand The Nation’s Flight Delays And Their Causes

December 20, 2013

The causes and impacts of flight delays and cancellations continue to be a key concern for Congress, the Department of Transportation, the airline industry, and the flying public. In the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, Congress directed us to examine various delay statistics, air carrier scheduling practices, and airport capacity benchmarks (i.e., the maximum number of flights an airport can safely accommodate per hour). Our …click to read more…