Doris Aiken, with then Secretary of Transportation Elizabeth Dole. Courtesy of William Aiken. When someone dies a preventable death, there is no obligation for loved ones to become activists, aiming to stop similar deaths. It is enough to merely grieve for a tragic loss. But some people turn their grief into action, [...]
Maryland Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary Jim Ports, Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) Administrator Paul Comfort and other state officials gathered today for a special awards ceremony to honor 40 MTA Police officers and civilians.
The planned move of Tacoma’s Amtrak station to Freighthouse Square, already home to Tacoma Dome Station, moved closer to fruition on July 13, as local officials celebrated the start of construction. Secretary of Transportation Roger Millar was joined by Tacoma mayor Marilyn Strickland at the Tacoma Dome Station plaza, and both spoke about the change […]
The United States Justice Department said that Latin America’s largest air carrier had entered a “fictitious $1.15 million consulting agreement with an advisor to the Secretary of Argentina’s Ministry of Transportation.” The US government...Show More Summary
SILICON VALLEY — Federal officials could begin requiring pre-approval of automated driving technologies before they can be used on public roads, according to U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “I’ve been encouraging our team to think about … the extent to which we should encourage pre-market-approval steps. Show More Summary
After a couple years of being coy about inevitable overruns, yesterday the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) informed lawmakers that 4-year delays actually do cost money. WSDOT Acting Secretary Roger Millar said that the new best-case scenario is a $223m cost overrun and an additional year of delay, putting the tunnel opening into early 2019. […]
Bit by agonizing bit, the Baker administration is attempting to bring the MBTA kicking and screaming into the 21st century. Or as Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack put it Monday, helping the agency break out of the "time wa...
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the appointment of 29 new members to the Marine Transportation System National Advisory Committee (MTSNAC).
According to UK governmental press service, Former UK Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has been appointed chairman of the Conservative Party and chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
The transportation secretary, Anthony Foxx, said certain 2001-3 Hondas and Acuras needed to be repaired immediately because of faulty Takata airbags.
In the aftermath of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (EU), Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced today that a decision on airport expansion in south-eastern England will be delayed until "at least October." Heathrow and Gatwick airports have been competing with one another over building a third runway for months. Show More Summary
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Friday that the Department of Transportation has approved six domestic airlines to begin scheduled flights between the United States and Cuba as early as this fall, a press release from the White House notes. Show More Summary
Key Players: Anthony Foxx: As secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Foxx has helped push for regulations that would bring more self-driving vehicles to the road. Chris Gerdes: Gerdes, a Stanford University mechanical engineering...Show More Summary
Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx is appointing the agency's general counsel to serve as his special adviser on Washington Metrorail oversight in light of critical safety issues facing the transit agency, according to a DOT spokesm
May 24--DURHAM -- The key to attracting talent in the Research Triangle region lies in planning for the future of transportation, addressing infrastructure needs and offering affordable housing, former US Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has received 212 applications totaling nearly $9.8 billion for grants through the newly-created FASTLANE grant program.
The Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) can benefit from Russia’s expertise and engineering experience in the fields of energy, public transportation, aerospace, and metallurgy, Philippine Secretary of Science and Technology Mario Montejo told Sputnik Friday.
May 17--The U.S. Department of Transportation is trying to figure out where it can get the most out of a $40 million investment that could turn Columbus into a test track for transportation technology. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) today announced that U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will visit each of the Smart City Challenge finalist cities during the week of May 16 to meet with mayors and other local leaders