On Wednesday this week, President-elect Trump’s nominee to head the Department of Transportation, Elaine Chao spoke to the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee about her plans to tackle America’s infrastructure problem. Show More Summary
Patsy Lynch/MediaPunch/IPX Elaine Chao testifies on Capitol Hill at her confirmation hearing to become the secretary of transportation. M embers of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee asked some very good questions about the Donald Trump administration’s future transportation policy Wednesday. Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) In late November of last year, I argued that Elaine Chao is an “uninspired choice” for Secretary of Transportation. Today, in its story about Chao’s confirmation hearing, the Washington Post quotes generously from that post. Show More Summary
ABC News reports, “The incoming Trump administration is looking to ‘unleash the potential’ of private investors to boost the national transportation networks that underpin the U.S. economy, the president-elect’s pick for transportation secretary, Elaine Chao, told lawmakers Wednesday [January 11]. Show More Summary
Elaine Chao, wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, was President George W. Bush's labor secretary and served in top transportation jobs in the first Bush and Reagan administrations.
Watching senators question Secretary of Transportation nominee Elaine Chao on Wednesday made me think of one of my own bad habits as a journalist: the tendency to ask a question so overloaded with preambles that your interviewee canShow More Summary
There were no demonstrations or outbursts from protesters at Elaine Chao's confirmation hearing Wednesday to become Trump's secretary of transportation. The former secretary of labor in the second Bush administration may have not been loved by labor unions, but her previous experience as a deputy transportation secretary for George H.W. Show More Summary
Donald Trump's pick for transportation secretary was showered with praise during a discussion of the need to “revitalize" America’s infrastructure.
During here confirmation hearing, Elaine Chao weighed in on the future of drones and self-driving cars.
Confirmation hearings start today She’s been called the most “normal” of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees, a Washington insider with years of government experience in her field. Today, Elaine Chao will start confirmation hearings for transportation secretary. Show More Summary
Lawmakers will question Rex Tillerson, the nominee for secretary of state, and Elaine Chao, the transportation secretary nominee. Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general, will appear in front of a Senate committee for the second day.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently released the final Beyond Traffic 2045 report highlighting transportation challenges the United States will face over the next three decades.
Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) Secretary Jennifer Cohan, Delaware Transit Corporation Chief Executive Officer John Sisson and Dover Air Force Base Commander of the 436th Airlift Wing Colonel Ethan Griffin along with other officials
On January 6, Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to announce $11 million in federal funding for six innovative projects in San Francisco
In a Reddit As Me Anything session with outgoing US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, it was revealed that an advisory committee is being formed to help determine the liability of software-driven autonomous cars under our nation’s laws. Read more...
WSOC reports that North Carolina’s new governor, Roy Cooper, “named Jim Trogdon as North Carolina Department of Transportation secretary, a high-profile role because of the controversy surrounding the I-77 toll lanes between Mooresville and Charlotte. Show More Summary
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that Martin Klepper will join the USDOT Build America Bureau (Bureau) as the initial executive director.
Release: After a year-long investigation, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has reached an agreement with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) to ensure that driver licensing services in the state will … Continue reading ?
Milwaukee Business Journal reports, “Mark Gottlieb is resigning from his role as Wisconsin Department of Transportation secretary, and Dave Ross will step in from a different state department to take the job. Ross currently is serving...Show More Summary
Former Superior mayor David Ross has been named Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.