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McDonald's moved its corporate headquarters from the Chicago suburbs into the city. The new location is near two Chicago Transit Authority "L" stops, including Morgan Station, a 2012 addition to the system. David Schaper/NPR hide caption

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'Talent Wants Transit': Companies Near Transportation Gaining The Upper Hand

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Indonesian Investigation On Air Crash Shows Pilots Struggled With Automated System

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Indonesian Officials Release Report On Air Crash That Killed 189 People

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Areas With Mass Transit See Job Growth, Research Indicates

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Security Lines Might Not Be So Bad At Airports This Holiday Season

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Airline Pilots Raise Training Concerns About Boeing's 737 Max

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An annual report by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association notes that there are now nearly 56,000 bridges nationwide that are structurally deficient. Both Democrats and Republicans say they're willing to work together on a plan to rebuild the nation's roads, bridges, transit and water systems. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Bridging The Partisan Divide: Can Infrastructure Unite Democrats And Republicans?

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FAA Warns Pilots Of Sensor Problems In Boeing 737s

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Despite a new congressional mandate to set minimum seat widths and legroom standards, the FAA is unlikely to expand airline seat size anytime soon. Johan Marengrd/EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption

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Cramped Legroom On Flights Unlikely To Change, Despite Congressional Mandate

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Bankruptcy Protection May Be Sears' Last Chance For Survival

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A bridge damaged by Hurricane Michael can be seen Friday in Mexico Beach, Fla. The most powerful hurricane ever known to have hit the Florida Panhandle has left transportation and communication infrastructure in shambles, slowing relief efforts. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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A Mobil gas station in Haverhill, Mass. in 1999. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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It's Been 25 Years Since The Federal Gas Tax Went Up

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The U.S. Senate passed a bill Wednesday to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration, including provisions that require the FAA to set a minimum size for commercial airplane seats. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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More Than 30,000 Steelworkers Threatening To Strike Across The U.S.

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