As investigators begin to piece together what led to a deadly commuter train derailment Sunday, former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood decried a lack of investment in the nation's transportation infrastructure. “We haven’t made the investments,” LaHood s …
ALL’S QUIET: A Tide train doesn’t draw a crowd at a stop in Norfolk. Ridership, which has flat-lined, is the lowest in the country, according to one report. PRIME DIRECTIVE: Incoming state Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne wants to get more cars off Virginia’s roads. By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau ALEXANDRIA, Va. —...
U.S. Secretary of Transportation and former Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx at the 2012 Jazzy Holiday Luncheon CHARLOTTE, N.C. – PNC Bank has announced it will once again sponsor the Harvey B. Gantt Center’s Jazzy Holiday Luncheon. Following...Show More Summary
The Secretary of State for Transport asked for my views on the capacity argument for HS2. I thought I would share them with you. To establish that HS2 is needed… Continue reading The post Do we really need HS2? I’m not convinced appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Board of Directors voted at its annual meeting to elect Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Secretary Mike Hancock as the association’s president. BASF has opened a new facility in the Ghent region, … Continue reading ?
2013-10-11: Illinois secretary of transportation Ann Schneider and DOT officials are quietly pointing to possible reconsideration of the Illiana Expressway project even as is acquiring all the appearances of being a bare knuckles Chicago political brawl. Show More Summary
PR PUSH: The Virginia Department of Transportation, at the direction of the Secretary of Transportation’s office, has hired an outside PR firm to push the controversial Bi-County Parkway project. By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau ALEXANDRIA — Virginia taxpayers are forking over more than a quarter million dollars to make transportation officials — and...
There is exactly one man to blame for the refusal of the Defense Department to pay death gratuities and provide transportation to the families of the fallen to Dover AFB. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. He has both the money and the authority to act but he won't.
The rail industry is to roll out high speed mobile broadband on the busiest parts of Britain’s rail network, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced today (30 September 2013). Under the plans, 70% of the travelling public will benefit from the new technology by 2019, with passengers expected to begin noticing improvements to their journey during […]
Labour’s Shadow Transport Secretary Maria Eagle has the unenviable task this morning of standing up in front of the conference and trying to espouse Ed Balls’ new We-don’t-know-to-HS2 strategy. The… Continue reading The post Labour conference: who knew about HS2? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood accepted the 2013 WTS Navigator Award—the first ever awarded by WTS International--at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington,
Pointing to the 1,100 in-state bridges now weight-restricted as a warning for the future, a frustrated Barry Schoch, the state's secretary of transportation, urged legislators Wednesday to quickly pass a transportation bill that would raise billions for...
Finally, an HS2 argument from the government that isn’t entirely based on speculative forecasts or political positioning. The transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has given a speech at the Institution of… Continue reading The post Patrick McLoughlin: we don’t need HS2 for speed appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday announced that 52 transportation projects in 37 states will receive a total of $474 million in 2013 through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s [...]
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx praised a streetcar project Thursday, saying the rail line would connect a "burgeoning central business district" to an "under-served" part of the city.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Sept. 5 that 52 transportation projects in 37 states will receive a total of approximately $474 million from the U.S. Department of Transportations (DOT) Transportation Investment Generating Economic...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced that Sarah Feinberg will be joining the U.S. Department of Transportation as his chief of staff.
On Aug. 16, the Utah Transit Authority held a grand opening celebration for it's new 3.8 light rail extension. U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx spoke at the event, alongside UTA General Manager Michael Allegra, Gov. Gary Herbert and others.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Transportation John Porcari will deliver the keynote presentation at the 2013 WTS Policy Symposium, which will take place on Sept. 17, at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today administered the oath of office to former U.S. Congresswoman Betty Sutton who becomes the tenth Administrator of the U.