David Schaper

David Schaper appears in the following:

36,000 Feet In The Air, Flight Attendants And Passengers Say 'Me, Too'

Thursday, June 21, 2018

More than two-thirds of flight attendants say they have been sexually harassed or assaulted on the job. Many say they're not trained to deal with such misconduct while in the air.


Chicago's Hyperloop Announcement Met With Questions

Friday, June 15, 2018

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced plans for high-speed transit to O'Hare International Airport via underground tunnels. The technology is unproven, raising questions about the project.


No Driver Input Detected In Seconds Before Deadly Tesla Crash, NTSB Finds

Thursday, June 07, 2018

The driver of a Tesla Model X on autopilot died after it hit a barrier between a highway lane and an exit ramp. The NTSB found he didn't brake or have his hands on the wheel shortly before collision.


Sen. Dick Durbin Says He'd Support Shorter Sentence For Rod Blagojevich

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Reactions have been mixed since President Trump floated the idea of pardon for former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, who's serving 14-year prison sentence for corruption. But some Democrats are siding with Trump, including Sen. Dick Durbin and former attorney general Eric Holder.


5 Reasons It Could Feel Like You're Traveling Without Moving This Summer

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the start of the summer vacation season, and this year gas is up and plane tickets are slightly cheaper. Here's what else you need to know if you're planning a getaway.


Traveling For The Memorial Day Holiday? You're Not Alone

Friday, May 25, 2018

Millions of Americans are hitting the road, rails or jetting off for the weekend. Gas prices are about 60 cents a gallon higher than this time last year. Roads and planes are expected to be packed.


Why It's Infrastructure Week, Again

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Since President Trump came into office, it sometimes feels like every other week is infrastructure week. But why have there been so many?


Infrastructure Plan Stalled

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

The Trump administration's plan to invest in infrastructure seems to be stuck in a rut, even as a week to highlight the nation's infrastructure needs approaches.


On National School Walkout Day, Students On Chicago's South Side Chant For Gun Reform

Friday, April 20, 2018

Thousands of students are expected to walk out of school on Friday to protest school violence. At one elementary school in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood, many kids feel under threat every day.


News Brief: Justice Department Developments, National School Walkout, South Korea

Friday, April 20, 2018

Some of James Comey's memos detailing his meetings with President Trump have been released. Also, students are expected to walk out of classes to protest gun violence on Friday.


Students Walk Out Again To Protest Gun Violence

Friday, April 20, 2018

Thousands of students are expected to walk out of school on Friday to protest school violence. It comes on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting.


What Happened On That Southwest Flight

Thursday, April 19, 2018

A catastrophic failure on a Southwest Airlines flight killed one passenger and injured several others this week. It's prompted airlines around the world to inspect certain kinds of airplane engines.


After Passenger Dragging Last Year, Airlines Improved Performance

Monday, April 09, 2018

But cramped seats, cutbacks on freebies and extra fees weren't measured in the report and are wearing on airline travelers.


Chinese Tariff Threats Rattle Airplane Giant Boeing

Thursday, April 05, 2018

China exempted many of Boeing's airplanes from proposed tariffs. Experts say that's because Chinese companies can't keep up with the growth of domestic air travel. But Boeing is still nervous.


Trump's Infrastructure Strategist Is Leaving The White House

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

DJ Gribbin, architect of the president's $1.5 trillion plan, "will be moving on to new opportunities," according to an administration official. The proposals received a cool reception in Congress.


Illinois Town Tries Hard To Wean Off Steel

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Residents of Granite City, Ill., are celebrating the new tariffs on imported steel, which are jump-starting the local economy. But they also worry about being too dependent on that steel mill.


The Winners And Losers Of Trump's $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

Monday, February 12, 2018

President Trump released his $1.5 trillion infrastructure financing plan at the White House Monday. The plan calls for spending $200 billion over 10 years to repair and rebuild highways, bridges, airports, seaports, and water systems. Half of that funding will be used as incentives to get cities, counties and states to finance at least 80 percent of the infrastructure costs themselves.


Infrastructure Experts Wondering Where Funding Would Come From For Trump's Plan

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

President Trump's plan to invest billions into fixing the nation's crumbling infrastructure may burden state and local governments and lead to a greater reliance on tolls.


More States Turning To Toll Roads To Raise Cash For Infrastructure

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Tight budgets and shrinking infrastructure money from Washington have more states hiking tolls and adding tollways to raise money to fix and repair roads and bridges.


White House Will Focus On Its Next Priority: Infrastructure

Monday, December 25, 2017

The White House is expected to introduce its proposal to improve the nation's infrastructure in January. But there are hints that there will be very little new federal funding in the package.