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California all but abandons electric car requirements

In a historic shift, the state of California announced today a series of new rules that largely abandon the state’s 12-year commitment requiring automobile companies to build and sell electric cars. By the Mercury News…

Light Rail To Come To Albuquerque

Mayor digs in for 2006 rail start By Frank Zoretich Albuquerque Tribune Reporter Groundbreaking will occur three years from now for a two-phase, $700 million light-rail transportation system in Albuquerque, Mayor Martin Chavez predicts. At…

Seven Montana communities face loss of subsidies for air service

More than 100 rural communities, including seven in Montana, would have to start paying for federally subsidized air service next year or risk losing it altogether under a budget proposal from President Bush. By LEDYARD…

Deal would create Salmon Air flights between Sandpoint, ID, Seattle and Boise

“Having commercial air service is an economic benefit to the entire community,” said Kevin Clegg, executive director of the Bonner County Economic Development Council. “It will help existing businesses and attract new businesses resulting in job growth for the region.”

America West adds a Phoenix flight to Billings beginning in April

"We’ve had better-than-expected demand and Billings has shown a great response to our affordable fare structure," said Gillen.

Study could build case for new air route by Big Sky Airlines between Twin Falls, ID and Boise, ID

TWIN FALLS — Local leaders who are trying to recruit an airline to fly between Twin Falls and Boise will ask city officials to support the effort Tuesday. A local business organization already pitched in….

Northwest adds direct Helena-Minneapolis flight

Northwest Airlines said Thursday it will start daily nonstop service between Minneapolis-St. Paul and Helena on May 1. Associated Press Billings Gazette Current Northwest flights between the cities include a stop in Billings. Helena is…

NASA Tests System of Little Jet Taxis

NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., is testing a program to use small jets for a public taxi service between the nation’s roughly 5,400 small, public-use airports. The Washington Times Tom Ramstack The "micro…

Big Sky Airlines cuts Idaho Falls service

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) – Barely more than three months after it began providing air service between Idaho Falls and Denver, Big Sky Airlines has announced it is pulling out. Associated Press Billings Gazette "Traffic…

Amtrak: State probably won’t have to pitch in

Some states served by Amtrak have been put on notice that they may be asked to help pay to keep passenger train service, but Montana is not among them and likely won’t be, an Amtrak…