David Schaper

David Schaper appears in the following:

Are $40 Toll Roads The Future?

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

In Virginia, officials hope a shift to toll pricing based on demand and traffic flow will change commuter behavior and reduce congestion on Interstate 66. Critics say the cost is too high.


Dozens Of Mayors Sign Pact To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Mayors from across the country also agreed to meet goals similar to those in the Paris climate accord, which President Trump announced earlier this year the U.S. would withdraw from.


American Airlines' Snafu Gives Too Many Pilots Off In December

Thursday, November 30, 2017

The pilots union says more than 15,000 American Airlines' flights are without pilots because of a glitch in the system that granted more pilots time off over the holidays than it should have.


Thanksgiving Holiday Travelers Likely To Face Travel Challenges

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

A record number of Americans will be jamming airports, train stations and highways. Those hitting the road will find gas prices 40 cents a gallon higher on average than they were a year ago.


United Says Goodbye To Its Iconic 'Queen Of The Skies'

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Early commercial showed passengers eating steak dinners, sipping cocktails, watching movies and freely moving around inside the twin aisle, wide body fuselage.


Who Is George Papadopoulos?

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

We hear about the history of George Papadopoulos, who advised the Trump campaign on foreign policy and has now pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his interactions with Russians.


Are Social Media Sites Doing Enough To Combat Rumors And False News?

Sunday, October 29, 2017

As they struggle with disasters and other crises, police, fire and other public officials are spending an increasing amount of time and resources knocking down rumors spreading on social media.


California Wildfires Further Burden The State's Housing Crisis

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Thousands are displaced by the northern California fires — sleeping in hotels, shelters or on couches of friends and relatives. They're facing a long period of uncertainty about where to call home.


In California, Many Wonder Why There Were No Mass Evacuation Alerts For Wildfires

Monday, October 16, 2017

Firefighters in California made good progress over the weekend trying to corral several fires as winds calmed. But questions still persist over the warnings given to residents beforehand.


Firefighters Gain Ground On Wildfires Raging Across California

Monday, October 16, 2017

Firefighters say they are finally getting the upper hand in the battle against at least 15 wildfires that have been raging for more than a week across wine country and other parts of the state.


9 Months Into Presidency, Trump Still Hasn't Offered Infrastructure Plan

Monday, October 09, 2017

President Trump hasn't released a plan to spend the promised $1 trillion rebuilding infrastructure. Amid bipartisan support for infrastructure spending, there are new questions about how to fund it.


No Electricity Limits Flights And Relief Supplies Going To Puerto Rico

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Very limited flights are returning to Puerto Rico as the FAA tries to restore air traffic control and radar. The challenges are steep and the frustration is mounting.


St. Louis On Edge As Protesters Expected To Gather Again

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Since last Friday, when a judge acquitted a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black motorist demonstrators have gathered in St. Louis to protest police tactics.


Houston's Tight Rental Market Makes It Tough For Low-Income Hurricane Victims

Monday, September 18, 2017

Even before Harvey, Houston had an affordable housing crisis. Prices are rising for apartments that weren't damaged, forcing some to stay in flood-damaged apartments, while others face eviction.


Air Pollution From Industry Plagues Houston In Harvey's Wake

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Flooding in Houston and utility outages led to belches of fumes from refineries and other industrial sites. Residents of a region already struggling with air pollution wonder: Is it safe to breathe?


Why Hurricane Irma's Winds Are An Extreme Worry For Florida

Friday, September 08, 2017

"The wind is going to try to pull the roof ... vertically up and away from the ground," says one civil engineering professor. Experts are also concerned about how Florida's dams and levees will fare.


NTSB: Air Canada Jet Came Much Closer To Landing On Other Planes Than Thought

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Investigators say the airliner trying to land in San Francisco could have caused a horrible disaster. Its pilots thought a taxiway with four planes waiting to take off was their assigned landing site.


10 Years After Bridge Collapse, America Is Still Crumbling

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

There have been some improvements, but there are still tens of thousands of bridges nationwide that need to be fixed or replaced. Federal funding for such needs has remained flat.


U.S. Lifts Laptop Ban On Flights From Middle East

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The United States has lifted its ban on large electronics in the cabins of airlines that it announced in March. The ban originally affected 10 airports and nine airlines, mostly Middle Eastern carriers that had flights to the U.S.


Federal Officials Investigating Near Collision At San Francisco Airport

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Federal investigators are looking into an incident at San Francisco's airport when two planes came within a couple hundred feet of hitting each other.