US Department Of Transportation
About 300 US Airways passengers complained that they were left unattended in the terminals for long periods of time or missed connecting flights when assistance was needed to get from one gate to another.
The attendants work for a firm call PrimeFlight, which is contracted by the airlines to provide help to travelers needing wheelchairs.
“Power problems at Wayne Junction” is a phrase you often hear during KYW transit reports about delays on Septa’s regional rail lines.
Transportation officials say safety is their top priority and they will not tolerate irresponsible bus companies that jeopardize the safety of bus passengers and other motorists.
US transportation secretary Ray LaHood says communities put in a toal of $14 billion in requests for the $500 million that was available.
Federal authorities conducted random bus inspections Thursday afternoon in Philadelphia, near the on-ramp of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
The Delaware Valley is one of the big winners in the award of $2 billion in federal transportation funds.
The US Secretary of Transportation has declared a distracted driving epidemic on American roads.