Ian Duncan, Washington Post

Ian Duncan

Washington Post

Baltimore, MD, United States

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Recent articles by Ian:

DOT proposes vouchers for air passengers who cancel travel because of covid-19

The Transportation Department is proposing to require that airlines issue credits or refunds to passengers who get covid and decide to cancel travel plans. → Read More

Poor, minority communities more likely to have bad roads, study finds

The findings highlight another challenge as the Biden administration seeks to create a more equitable transportation system. → Read More

NTSB: Pilot described ‘near death’ experience after wing hit the ground

An American Airlines pilot told investigators he had a "near death" experience when the wing of his Airbus jet struck the ground during a 2019 takeoff. → Read More

NTSB: Left side of jet vibrated before landing gear collapsed in Miami

The MD-82 crashed into an equipment shelter and caught fire. Four passengers suffered minor injuries. → Read More

Parking garage partially collapses at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

A parking garage at Baltimore's Inner Harbor partially collapsed Friday, city officials said, with debris blocking an entrance. → Read More

Uber wooed Russia’s rich and powerful but failed there anyway

Uber used aggressive tactics to woo Russia’s rich and powerful and blunt investigations, but failed there anyway, leaked records show. → Read More

Stalled federal loan increased the cost of Potomac River crossing

The clash with Maryland officials highlights the limits of federal power on transportation infrastructure. → Read More

Special police officer fatally shot in Southeast Washington

A 33-year-old man working as a special police officer was fatally shot in Southeast shortly after midnight Sunday, D.C. police said. → Read More

Man shot to death in Prince George’s County

A man was shot and killed in 6300 block of New Hampshire Avenue in the early hours of Sunday morning, police said. → Read More

Megabus rolls over on I-95 northeast of Baltimore, sending 15 to hospital

A Megabus rolled over near Baltimore as it was heading south on I-95 Sunday morning, sending 15 people to the hospital, the Baltimore County Fire Department said. → Read More

Unruly airline passenger complaints dipped after mask rule was voided

The rate of complaints about badly behaved airline passengers received by the Federal Aviation Administration dropped to its lowest level in over a year the week after a judge voided the Biden administration’s mask mandate, agency data released this week show. → Read More

Nation’s neglected bus stops pose early test for infrastructure money

Less than one-fifth of more than 135,000 bus stops served by 17 of the nation’s largest transit agencies have shelters, according to data compiled by The Washington Post. → Read More

Spirit Airlines rejects JetBlue’s buyout bid, citing concerns over federal approval

The board of Spirit Airlines rejected a $3.6 billion takeover bid by rival JetBlue Airways, saying it would continue to pursue a merger with Frontier. → Read More

N.Y. to D.C. via seaplane? Company eyes region’s tightly controlled airspace.

Seaplane company Tailwind says it’s confident it can get the D.C. route running. → Read More

White House pushes for accountability on infrastructure spending

President Biden met with federal watchdogs in an effort to keep tabs on the funds. → Read More

Metro will deploy more police to buses, trains amid crime concerns

Crime rates on the transit system have declined in recent months but remain higher than before the pandemic. → Read More

Top FAA safety official named as interim leader of agency

The search continues for a permanent new administrator. → Read More

Dredging underway to free massive cargo ship aground in the Chesapeake Bay

A salvage company is in the midst of a multi-day dredging operation to free a massive container ship that has been aground in the Chesapeake Bay for almost two weeks. → Read More

Buttigieg opens applications for money to build large infrastructure projects

The Transportation Department is rolling together the application process for three programs worth $2.9 billion. → Read More

Under federal rules, ‘significant progress’ on infrastructure can mean more road deaths and decrepit bridges

A grading system is in the spotlight as states begin to rev up spending from the $1 trillion infrastructure bill, which allocates about one-third of its funding toward roads. → Read More