U.S. Department Of Transportation
The National Transportation Safety Board is out with some new recommendations to help prevent explosive oil train wrecks. They include retrofitting train cars with protective systems better able to withstand fire, and relief valves that can prevent pressure from building inside the tank cars.
A Minnesota-based bus company says it is launching new routes within Montana after federal authorities shut down the company that had been operating those routes.
Federal transportation officials are sending $3 million in emergency funding to Minnesota to help repair flood-damaged roads in the northeast.