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Consumer travel: Three summer story angles

Now that the summer travel season is in full swing, business reporters across the country have likely retread topics such as how the local tourism bureau plans to attract visitors as well

Untold stories in the parking industry

With all the talk of alternative transportation, it’s easy to forget that a majority of people in the U.S. rely on cars every day. Though we now talk about development

The auto industry is a never-ending source of business stories. These six articles will get you up to date before plunging in. ("Google Self-Driving Car" image by "smoothgroover22" via flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0)

Car industry update: Eight great reads

The automotive industry has never been a richer source of business stories. Driverless cars, millennial buyers and President Trump’s initiatives to keep manufacturing jobs at home are compelling topics that readers

As summer travel season approaches, here are six must-read articles to inspire your own reporting. ("Beach chairs on Sand" image by "williamsthomas310" via flickr CC BY 2.0)

Travel industry update: Six great reads

As the year’s big travel season approaches, business writers looking for new story angles should read-up on the latest trends and predictions for the tourism industry. These six articles will give

How to cover your community’s TIGER grants

Have you noticed new transit projects like streetcars and bike lanes in your area? They may well be funded by federal TIGER grants. The Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER)

Would Americans use high-speed rail?

A new survey by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) — “High-Speed Rail in America 2015” — finds that if high-speed rail were available now, 63 percent of Americans would

North Dakota gets the next new airport

The city of Williston, North Dakota, has been awarded a $27 million Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to buy 1,540 acres of land for a

Story ideas in airport runway projects

Airport planners are always looking to the future to see how they can improve operations. But in the meantime, they have to keep their runways in good operating order. Three

Covering new transit projects

This week, New York City opened its first new subway station in more than 20 years. The Hudson Yards station is the city’s newest tourist attraction, attracting crowds on Sunday.

Covering the United Airlines scandal

In New Jersey, they call it Boarding Gate. This week, the scandal brought down the CEO and two senior executives at United Airlines, and the story is far from over.

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