Tag Archives: Transportation

N.Y. Governor Unveils Plan to Provide Rail Service to LGA

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a plan to provide rail service to LaGuardia Airport. The plan, estimated to cost $450 million, would link the airport to a transit hub with a 1.5-mile AirTrain route. Both Newark Liberty International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport have rail service.

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New Inter-Terminal Bus Service at New York LaGuardia

Travelers connecting between American and US Airways at New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA) can now reach their next gate without leaving the secured area via a new inter terminal bus service. The service links American and American Eagle flights, located in Terminal B, and US Airways flights, located in Terminal C. The bus departs every 10 minutes from gates C2 and D2 in Terminal B and from gate 39 in Terminal C.

 

DFW Debuts Rail Line Linking Airport to Downtown Dallas

Dallas/Fort Worth International debuted rail service to downtown Dallas from the airport on Monday. “With the DART Orange Line connecting DFW to downtown Dallas, DFW is now on a par with global hub airports that have integrated rail, which is a major selling point for customers and conventions,” said Sean Donohue, CEO of the airport.

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Global Entry Kiosk Program Launches at San Jose Airport

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has unveiled two Global Entry passport kiosks at California’s San Jose International Airport. Travelers enrolled in the Global Entry program can use the kiosks to scan their passports and fill out declaration forms, expediting the immigration process.

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TSA Crack Down on Uncharged Electronic Devices for Some U.S. Bound Flights

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration announced new security measures in which electronic devices such as smartphones and laptops must be able to turn on at security checkpoints. If the devices do not have power, they will not be allowed on the flight. These new efforts have been put in place in response to concerns that bombs may be disguised as electronic devices. Travelers that will be effected are those with direct flights to the U.S. from Europe, Africa, or the Middle East. TSA will also be taking a closer look at travelers shoes.

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