David Schaper

David Schaper appears in the following:

Chao Coasting To Confirmation As Trump's Transportation Secretary

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Elaine Chao, wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, was President George W. Bush's labor secretary and served in top transportation jobs in the first Bush and Reagan administrations.


United's 'Basic Economy' Aims To Compete With Discount Airlines

Monday, December 12, 2016

United Airlines will offer extra low fares to passengers willing to board last and carry only one bag that fits under the seat. Critics say this "basic economy" class could worsen flying for everyone.


Trump Criticizes Boeing Deal To Develop New Air Force One

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump called for the U.S. government to cancel a deal with Boeing to develop a new Air Force One due to cost concerns.


Creator Of McDonald's Big Mac Dies At 98

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Michael "Jim" Delligatti gave the world the famous sandwich. You know: two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun.


Feds: Railroads Make Slow Progress On Revolutionary Braking System

Monday, November 28, 2016

The Federal Railroad Administration says many railroads are behind schedule in installing technology that could prevent crashes. It would slow or stop a train if the human operator failed to do so.


Voters Backed Transit Funds. Will Congress OK Trump Infrastructure Plan?

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Dozens of ballot measures to raise local taxes were approved, and President-elect Donald Trump has called for more spending on infrastructure. But there are questions about Trump's funding sources.


Indiana Working-Class Voters Hope Trump Will Deliver On Jobs Promises

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Donald Trump's victory in Indiana was even bigger than expected. Now, blue collar workers have high hopes that Trump can bolster manufacturing and bring back jobs from overseas, as promised.


Cleveland Indians Lead World Series 2-1 After Beating Chicago Cubs 1-0

Saturday, October 29, 2016

The World Series moves to Chicago, where the Cubs took on Cleveland at Wrigley Field for Game 3. Game 4 is Saturday night.


Cubs Fans Decorate Gravesites Of Loved Ones Across Chicago Area

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

As the Chicago Cubs compete for their first World Series title since 1908, fans are decorating gravesites of loved ones at cemeteries across the area. For many, the Cubs' success is bittersweet.


Cubs Fans Celebrate Team's First World Series Appearance In 71 Years

Monday, October 24, 2016

It has been more than a century since the Chicago Cubs last won a World Series. They meet the Cleveland Indians in Game 1 on Tuesday. Long suffering Cubs fans hope this is finally their year.


On Baseball's Biggest Stage, 2 Lovable Losers Square Off To Become The Champ

Sunday, October 23, 2016

This week, the World Series features two of professional sports' most famously hapless franchises: the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians. Both teams have gone decades without a championship.


Human Errors Drive Growing Death Toll In Auto Crashes

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Last year, Americans logged more than 3.1 trillion miles and 35,092 people died on the nation's roadways. Now, there's a plan to eliminate traffic fatalities within 30 years.


New Rules Would Require Airlines To Refund Baggage Fees For Delayed Luggage

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The White House is announcing proposed rules intended to address common passenger complaints about airline customer service.


Matthew Moves Offshore After Dumping Torrential Rain On North Carolina

Monday, October 10, 2016

Hurricane Matthew dumped more than a foot of rain in many parts of North Carolina. The heavy rainfall caused widespread flooding and prompted some dramatic rescues.


Chicago Fans Infected With Playoff Fever As Cubs Enter Postseason

Friday, September 30, 2016

Chicago Cubs fans are both wary and excited as their team heads into baseball playoffs next week with the best record in the major leagues. The Cubs haven't been to the World Series since 1945 and haven't won since 1908.


Investigation Continues Into N.J. Commuter Train Crash

Thursday, September 29, 2016

A commuter train crashed into a rail station during morning rush hour in Hoboken, N.J., Thursday killing at least one person and injuring more than 100. Trains are among the safest modes of transportation in the world, and crashes in the U.S. are rare. Crash investigators explain what might have gone wrong.


As Emanuel Pitches More Help For Kids, Violence-Weary Chicagoans Expect Little

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Rahm Emanuel promises a "comprehensive solution" for the violence that's killed 500 this year, but neighborhood leaders say his administration is too damaged and his priorities too misplaced.


Chicago Mayor To Address Effort To Reduce Gun Violence

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The city is hiring nearly 1,000 thousand police officers over the next two years. Mayor Rahm Emanuel will outline a broader effort to try to reduce gun violence in a speech Thursday night.


Median Income: Bids To Fix Roads, Railways And Buses Hinge On Taxes

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Ballot measures in more than 30 cities would raise $200 billion to expand rail and bus lines, build transit stations, and fix aging transit infrastructure. Some fear these could become boondoggles.


New Government Figures Reveal Uptick In Driving Fatalities

Friday, September 02, 2016

Figures released by the National Safety Council show 2016 is on track to become the deadliest year on the nation's roadways since 2007. More than 19,000 people died in traffic accidents in six months.