American Morning

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December 28th, 2010
10:25 AM ET

Seven hours stuck on the NYC subway

"Suddenly the train stops, the conductor told us that snow on the third rail caused the train to lose power, they were going to try to fix that, but were unable to do. They were going to send a rescue train, but that got stuck, so we ended up stuck for about seven hours in a train with no power and unable to move and unable to get off."

Erin Durkin, a passenger on a New York City "A"-line subway train explains why she was stuck on the her train for seven hours and why it took so long to be rescued.

Filed under: American Morning • Transportation
December 27th, 2010
09:36 AM ET

Travel tips when your flight is cancelled

The east coast blizzard paralyzes travel on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. Thousands of people were stranded due to the storm but what do you do if your travel plans fall victim to the storm? What are you entitled to as far as a refund or rescheduling? Senior Editor at Travelocity Genevieve Shaw Brown talks about what passenger rights you have in resolving your holiday travel woes.

Filed under: Airlines • American Morning • Transportation • Travel • Weather
October 22nd, 2010
08:58 AM ET

Space tourism set for takeoff

Outer space on your list of travel destinations? 

Developers at New Mexico's Spaceport America have been conceptualizing commercial space travel for nearly two decades. John Roberts talks to one of the industry's entrepreneurs, Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Galactic, about the groundbreaking completion of a runway at SpacePort America and the future of the nascent commercial space industry.

Filed under: American Morning • Transportation
May 13th, 2010
08:00 AM ET

Washington's streetcar battle

(CNN) – If the gridlock on Capitol Hill doesn't drive you crazy, the gridlock trying to drive in to D.C. will. That's why city officials are looking to a new version of an old fix for all that congestion: Streetcars.

But not every one in Washington is on-board with this retro idea. Our Kate Bolduan has the AM original report.

Filed under: Transportation • U.S.
April 13th, 2010
09:00 AM ET

Amtrak: Dog's nose knows explosives

(CNN) – The transportation industry's security screening procedures have been under intense scrutiny recently by the federal government.

Amtrak, however, believes it is using something both effective and affordable. In our CNN security watch, Jeanne Meserve takes a look at Amtrak's army of specialists, highly trained to sniff out dangerous explosives.

Filed under: Tech • Transportation
March 23rd, 2010
10:00 AM ET

Study: Older airbags protect belted drivers better

(CNN) – A new investigation is raising some red flags over the safety of the airbags in newer cars. It's a story you're going to want to hear before you get behind the wheel again. Our Allan Chernoff has the CNN exclusive report.

Filed under: Exclusive • Transportation
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