Bitar is a finalist for the GoFly Prize, a $2 million competition in Mountain View, California, sponsored by Boeing for creating an aircraft that can carry a 200-pound person 20 miles without refueling or recharging.
Lilly Endowment to fund study of reconstruction options for inner loop
The $475,000 grant will fund a study of reconstruction options for the inner loop except for the north split, the first phase of the project, which has already begun. The Indy Chamber Foundation said the study will “inform implementation efforts” in the year 2030 and beyond.Read More
Can BlueIndy flop become transit opportunity for city?
Stakeholders tell IBJ they’d like to see the electric-car-sharing service’s infrastructure continue to be used in some fashion.Read More
CEO leaving bankrupt Celadon for new logistics job
Celadon CEO Paul Svindland, who joined the company in 2017 and tried to turn around the troubled trucking company, is departing for a CEO job at another logistics company.Read More
The airline industry expects the first annual decline in global passenger demand in 17 years, after tallying up the initial impact of the thousands of flights canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak in China.
A state Senate committee voted 8-1 Tuesday to endorse the bill that only permits cellphone use with hands-free or voice-operated technology, except in emergencies.
The trucking firm won a temporary restraining order against the repo company on Thursday.
Indianapolis Public Schools will part ways with its current student transportation provider in June to work with a new contractor in a move affecting more than 500 drivers and attendants.
The expansion will add two miles to the trail’s existing eight-mile network. It’s the first expansion since the trail opened in 2013.
The airline, which plans to create 55 jobs and establish three nonstop routes from Indianapolis, plans to immediately begin hiring pilots, flight attendants, customer service agents, mechanics and ground personnel to support the new operations.
Delta Air Lines and American Airlines are the first U.S.-based airlines to do so and join several international carriers that have stopped flying to China as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread.
Volkswagen has offered to buy the rest of Navistar International Corp. to secure a bridgehead in the U.S. heavy-truck market and step up its challenge to Daimler and Volvo.
Calling her state’s roads “the most beat up and dangerous in the country,” Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Wednesday that she will borrow $3.5 billion to rebuild deteriorating highways and bridges over five years.
The FAA asserts that AirXL jets are operating under the wrong section of FAA regulations, but it hasn’t brought an enforcement action.
The committee listened to about two hours of testimony, with many of the speakers telling personal stories. No one spoke against the hands-free driving measure, which is a legislative priority for Gov. Eric Holcomb.
That timetable—the latest of several delays in the plane’s approval process—will create more headaches for airlines by pushing the Max’s return further into the peak summer travel season or possibly beyond it.
The Warhol screen prints, four brightly colored pieces depicting tractor trailer trucks, hung in the trucking company’s corporate offices.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a statement that it believes the rule, written jointly with the Environmental Protection Agency, will improve gas mileage and reduce emissions from the U.S. fleet of new vehicles.
Dave Calhoun, who officially took charge Monday, pushed to release humiliating internal messages last week even though they may darken public perception for years to come.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill lashed out at Boeing on Friday after the release of a batch of emails and text messages in which company employees questioned the safety of the now-grounded 737 Max, called the aircraft a “joke.”
If other bidders emerge for the property, an auction will be held Jan. 22 at the New York City office of Celadon’s bankruptcy counsel, DLA Piper LLP.
There are only 34 MAX flight simulators worldwide—Boeing owns eight of them, and more are being made. But U.S. airlines alone have thousands of 737 pilots — Southwest has nearly 10,000, and American and United have more than 4,000 each.