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Britain's railways could be heading for crisis because the government wants to balance its books

The government is freezing parts of a £38.5 billion ($56.4 billion) upgrade plan on the nation's creaking railways as it looks to balance its books and meet spending commitments made during the election. Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin...Show More Summary

Debate: Mike Flynn Vs. Obama's Transportation Secretary's Son

On now. One of the radio hosts noted, straight up, that Mike Flynn is the anti-government candidate, and Darin LaHood is the pro-government candidate. "It's literally the family business," he noted....

Dr. Gridlock: Read Md. Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn’s letter to Metro

Here’s the full text of the letter that Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn sent questioning the board’s decision to award the transit authority’s former general counsel a consulting contract the same day she left the transit authority. Show More Summary

Years of Blazer corruption raises serious questions for American soccer; By Simon Evans

last monthSports / Football : EPL Talk

Imagine for a moment that an Englishman had been General Secretary of UEFA for two decades and a member of the FIFA executive committee. A rather eccentric character, who had a driver transport him around England in a gold-colored Rolls … Continue reading ?

TSA head reassigned; Homeland to revise airport screening

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Monday reassigned the leader of the Transportation Security Administration.

TSA Reassigns Top Official After Report of Failures Within Agency

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson reassigned the top official for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), following the release Monday of an internal investigation that found airport security fails to detect 95 percent...Show More Summary

Homeland Security Secretary Reassigns TSA Head, Tells Agency To Revise Airport Security Procedures

After yesterday’s report that undercover government agents were able to sneak mock explosives and weapons past Transportation Security Administration checkpoints at airports in 95% of tests, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is...Show More Summary

TSA Head Reassigned After Agency Fails 95 Percent Of Airport Security Tests

last monthNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Monday reassigned the leader of the Transportation Security Administration and directed the agency to revise airport security procedures, retrain officers and retest screening...Show More Summary

John Kerry to fly home on US military plane after breaking leg

last monthNews : The Raw Story

A U.S. military aircraft from a base in Germany will transport Secretary of State John Kerry to Boston from Geneva for medical treatment for a broken leg, his spokesman said on Monday. Kerry, 71, broke his right leg on Sunday in an accident while cycling a portion of the Tour de France route in the...

Secretary of State Kerry stable after bicycle accident

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in a stable condition in a Geneva hospital after being injured in an accident while bicycling near Scionzier, France, his spokesman said on Sunday. Kerry was transported via medical helicopter to a hospital in Geneva, where he is being examined, spokesman John Kirby said. "Secretary Kerry is stable and likely suffered a leg injury.

If we pay to build new HOT lanes, they might be a better deal for commuters

By raising the possibility of public financing for the congestion-relief program on Interstate 66, Virginia Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne has opened up many new options for the biggest transportation project in the D.C. region, and most of those new things are good.Read full article >>

Dr. Gridlock: What Virginia’s latest I-66 idea could mean to commuters

Virginia Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne outlined a new option Tuesday for financing the state’s major transportation initiative: the rebuilding of Interstate 66 outside the Capital Beltway. Let’s look at how the commuting scene...Show More Summary

Transportation secretary wants cars to talk to each other

As the Department of Transportation works to catch up with the evolving auto industry, it puts vehicle-to-vehicle communication on the fast track. Video provided by Newsy        

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx talks autonomous cars in Silicon Valley

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

The Department of Transportation accelerates on the road to autonomy with a proposal to require vehicle to vehicle to vehicle communications in future cars.

TN: Foxx Cities Lamar Corridor as Example of Nation's Transportation Crisis

May 13--After hearing Memphis officials emphasize the importance of fixing the chronically congested Lamar Avenue corridor, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx spoke sympathetically Tuesday but offered no immediate help with the...Show More Summary

Still On a Road to Nowhere

A short road too often traveled. Federal highway funding is due to expire in about two weeks, and Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says a temporary extension—the 33rd in six years—would “prolong a dangerous status quo of funding...Show More Summary

Congress Needs 'The Equivalent Of LeBron James' To Fix Highway Fund, Says DOT Secretary

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Monday that Congress needs the equivalent of basketball player LeBron James to help them pass a long-term extension of a federal fund that pays for the nation’s transportationShow More Summary

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx just said we should be “embarrassed as a country” over the sta

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx just said we should be “embarrassed as a country” over the state of our infrastructure. Dude knows what he’s talking about. Read more...

Safety, security compete in new oil-train rules

U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Anthony Foxx, talks with Rachel Maddow about new safety rules for oil trains and the challenge of balancing public...

MD: New MTA Head Named, State Highway Chief Resigns

April 24--State Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn is expected to name Paul Comfort as the new head of the Maryland Transit Administration on Friday, a day after the resignation of the head of the State Highway Administration. The resignation Thursday of SHA Administrator Melinda B. Show More Summary

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