Air, Land & Sea

Icemageddon strikes North Texas, but even with the region caked in a three-inch layer of packed, frozen rain, Fort Worth Star-Telegram aviation writer Andrea Ahles stays warm enough to cover the final steps of the American Airlines/US Airways merger. Then she and Gordon Dickson, the Star-Telegram's surface transportation expert, talk about the impact of the ice storm on area roads.

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Category:Transportation -- posted at: 10:47am CST

The busy Thanksgiving travel season is underway, and Fort Worth Star-Telegram aviation writer Andrea Ahles shares some advice on what to bring - and not bring - aboard commercial flights. Surface transportation guru Gordon Dickson talks about the deadly consequences of 75 mph speed limits on highways in Texas, and what some residents are doing to change it.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:01pm CST

Star-Telegram aviation reporter Andrea Ahles and transportation reporter Gordon Dickson cover the recent settlement between the Department of Justice and American Airlines and US Airways that will allow the merger of the two carriers to occur and create the largest airline in the world.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:24pm CST

Star-T aviation reporter Andrea Ahles and transportation reporter Gordon Dickson cover problems with Dallas/Fort Worth Airport's new automated parking system, TxDot possibly giving cities control over state roads including a treacherous part of Camp Bowie; and DFW's ties to the smallest sea in the world, the sea of Marmara in Turkey.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:38am CST

Star-Telegram aviation reporter Andrea Ahles and transportation reporter Gordon Dickson sit down for the inaugural Air, Land & Sea podcast. This week's focuses: DFW's new service to China; discussion on a high-speed rail in Texas that could connect Houston, Dallas and maybe even Fort Worth; and what the Panama Canal's expansion means for the Lone Star State. 


Producer: Gordon Dickson

Direct download: AirLandSea01.mp3
Category:Transportation -- posted at: 1:39pm CST

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