David Schaper

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Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal May Be A Tough Sell To The Rest Of Congress

Saturday, June 26, 2021

Infrastructure spending is considered one of the few issues on which the two parties can agree, but there are still differences that seem to reflect the nation's broader partisan and cultural divide.


What Democrats And Republicans Want When They Talk About Infrastructure

Thursday, June 24, 2021

As infrastructure talks continue, key differences have emerged. Most Republicans want highways and bridges. Democrats do too, as well as money for passenger rail, transit and climate initiatives.


American Airlines Passengers Could Be In For A Summer Of Delays And Cancellations

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

The ripple effects of decisions made throughout the pandemic could mean disruptions for thousands of passengers throughout the busy summer travel season.


Coronavirus FAQ: A Guide To (Ever-Changing) Rules Of Global Air Travel In A Pandemic

Friday, June 11, 2021

Interest in international air travel is rising. If you're want to fly out of or into the United States, there's a lot you need to know. Here are answers to key questions.


Gambling On Supersonic Air Travel Again

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

United Airlines wants to bring back supersonic air travel, like crossing the Atlantic in three hours — but many have questions about the promise of a net-zero carbon footprint startup.


As COVID-19 Restrictions Ease, Airline Employees Are Seeing Trouble On Flights

Friday, June 04, 2021

As Americans start to fly again, incidents involving unruly airline passengers are taking off. Fights over people refusing to wear masks are especially common.


International Travel Opens To The Vaccinated, But How Do You Prove You Got The Shot?

Thursday, May 27, 2021

There's no universal digital passport yet, it's not clear exactly what kind of proof will be accepted, and paper vaccination cards can be easily forged, damaged or lost.


The Search For Vaccination Proof That Works Better Than Paper Cards

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

As coronavirus restrictions are eased, how will travelers prove they've been vaccinated? Paper vaccination cards can be easily forged, damaged or lost and there's no universal digital passport yet.


Complaints Soar As Customers Fight Airlines For Refunds From Pandemic Cancellations

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Airlines got billions in federal COVID-19 aid over the past year, but consumer advocates and two senators say the companies are sitting on nearly $15 billion in refunds owed for canceled travel.


Customers, Senators Urge Airlines To Change Their Refund Terms For Canceled Flights

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Over 90,000 customers complained about airlines refusing to refund canceled travel in the pandemic last year; 57 times more than 2019. Many are fighting for refunds while some face expiring vouchers.


Banking On Busy Summer Travel Season, Airlines Add More Flights And New Routes

Friday, May 07, 2021

Amid a sudden surge in demand for domestic travel, especially to beach destinations and national parks, decimated airlines are adding service to new markets as they try to inch back to profitability.


Welcoming Leisure Travel, Airlines Inch Back Toward Profitability

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

More than a year after the pandemic seriously curtailed leisure air travel, airlines are focusing on the pent up demand for vacations. To lure vacationers, airlines are launching new routes.


Hundreds Gathered At The Funeral Of Daunte Wright, Who Was Fatally Shot By Police

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Hundreds of people gathered in the Shiloh Temple in Minneapolis Thursday for the funeral of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, killed April 11 when he was shot by a suburban Minneapolis police officer.


Reactions From George Floyd Square

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

At George Floyd Square in Minneapolis, a crowd gathered when they heard that the jury had reached a verdict.


What Security Looks Like Amid Protests In The Minneapolis Area

Monday, April 19, 2021

We look at the security for Minneapolis and nearby areas, including a quiet protest outside the Brooklyn Center police station.


'He Had A Smile That Was Angelic. He Lit Up The Room': Remembering Daunte Wright

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

We take a look at the young life of Daunte Wright, the 20-year-old shot dead by Brooklyn Center police.


Boeing Warns Of Possible Electrical Issue, And Airlines Ground Some 737 Max Planes

Friday, April 09, 2021

The airplane manufacturer says the issue is not related to the software system that has been blamed in the fatal crashes that killed 346 people.


Calling All Pilots — We Need You Again

Thursday, April 08, 2021

Just months ago, airlines warned of more job cuts and pilot furloughs. With vaccines out, people are traveling again — airlines are hiring and looking to address a projected long-term pilot shortage.


Some Pedestrian-Friendly Street Changes May Stay After The Pandemic Ends

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

With restricted indoor dining and a need for social distancing, many cities closed streets to vehicles to allow for more walking, biking and outdoor dining. Some of those changes may be here to stay.


COVID-19 Relief Package Includes Billions For Transportation Sector

Thursday, March 18, 2021

About 30,000 pilots, flight attendants and other airline workers can tear up furlough notices. Federal stimulus money will help them keep their jobs, and transit agencies are getting a boost too.