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FAA and taxpayers prop up small, little-used airports

Business-owned airports used exclusively for private planes have gotten $240 million for upgrades, a USA TODAY analysis shows.

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Flurry of proposals targets air security

Passengers could face more intense screening at the nation’s airports as lawmakers urge the government to adopt tighter regulations …

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Small airports: Giving us help benefits everyone

Charles Brodie bought a tiny airport in Middletown, N.Y., with a dream: He would build luxury homes next door with individual …

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 The number of people holding wheelclamping licences has increased since the Government consulted on ways to control the industry earlier this year, according to the RAC Foundation.

Warning over rise in wheel clampers

The number of people holding wheelclamping licences has increased since the Government consulted on ways to control the industry earlier this year, according to the RAC Foundation.

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 A huge new station in the heart of London will be proposed in north-south, high-speed rail line plans which will be submitted this week to the Government.

High-speed rail plans submitted

A huge new station in the heart of London will be proposed in north-south, high-speed rail line plans which will be submitted this week to the Government.

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 A free train service set up to help flood-battered Cumbria will continue operating until May after the Government promised extra funding.

Train service continues in Cumbria

A free train service set up to help flood-battered Cumbria will continue operating until May after the Government promised extra funding.

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New proposals for 20mph speed zones

New proposals to allow local councils to bring in more 20mph speed-limit areas have been announced by the Government.

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Road offences ‘postcode lottery’

Being prosecuted for a motoring offence can be a “postcode lottery”, according to new figures.

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More areas to get ‘Oyster’ schemes

A transport smart-ticketing strategy, aimed at introducing Oyster card-style schemes in England’s big towns by 2015, has been launched by the Government.

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Barcode for Westminster’s bridges

Parts of every bridge, road underpass, pedestrian subway and tunnel in an area of London are to be barcoded as part of a new scheme, a council has announced.

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