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Daily dose: Taking Tata to the woodshed edition

2 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Fox's Gen. Tony Tata (Raleigh News & Observer) -- N.C. Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata has cashed in trading on his status as a retired Army brigadier general. Despite no significant experience in education, Tata was hired as superintendent of Wake County schools. Show More Summary

Car crash Euro-damages against government upheld by CA

Delaney v. Secretary of State for Transport, Court of Appeal, 9 March 2015 – read judgment  The Court of Appeal has recently upheld the decision of Jay J here that a drug-dealer was entitled to compensation against the Government for injuries in a car accident, even though at the time he and the negligent driver both had drugs on them.  […]

Daily dose: Part-time Tata strikes again edition

4 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

NC Transportation Secretary blasts Iran talks (Raleigh News & Observer) -- N.C. Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata, who recently faced criticism for taking to the book tour trail outside of the state while North Carolina...Show More Summary

Ray LaHood’s son could run in special election for Aaron Schock’s seat

Illinois state Sen. Darin LaHood (R), the son of former transportation secretary Ray LaHood, could run for the seat that Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) is resigning from, according to a Republican with knowledge of his plans. The Republican, who was granted anonymity to describe behind-the-scenes maneuvering, said the younger LaHood has expressed interest in potentially […]

‘What If No One Travels Anywhere Ever Again?’ Wonders Panicked Transportation Secretary

last weekHumor : The Onion

WASHINGTON—Wondering what would become of the nation’s airports, roadways, and harbors, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx reportedly became consumed with fear Tuesday that the American populace might suddenly decide not to travel anywhere...

Thailand: Public-Private JV to Run City Transport Joint Ticketing

March 12--A national committee and a public-private joint venture will be set up to take care of the joint ticketing system for the city's public transport, transport permanent secretary Soithip Traisuth said on Wednesday. The proposal,...Show More Summary

MD: Senate Panel Approves Rahn Nomination

A Senate committee unanimously recommended the confirmation of Gov. Larry Hogan's choice to be transportation secretary Monday night after bringing him back for a second round of questioning. The vote came after Pete Rahn, a former top...Show More Summary

NHTSA Fines Airbag Maker $14,000 a Day

Airbag-manufacturer Takata will be fined $14,000 a day by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration because it has not cooperated with a probe of its faulty airbags, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today. Related: NHTSA Urges Quick Fix of Defective...

NC: Biden and Foxx Push Transportation Proposal

Feb. 19--Vice President Joe Biden joined U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx near Charlotte's Amtrak depot Thursday to push a long-term plan to finance transportation projects. It was part of their two-day swing through the Carolinas...Show More Summary

SC Ports Record 18% Container Volume Increase

The South Carolina Ports Authority reports 18 Percent Increase in container volume at SC ports; new breakbulk service announced; Vice President, Secretary of Transportation

MP and Under Secretary of State for Transport Claire Perry Visits the Knorr-Bremse Melksham Facility

Claire Perry, the Conservative MP for Devizes and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, visited the UK headquarters of Knorr-Bremse in Melksham, Wiltshire, on 13 February.

IL: CTA Blue Line Upgrade Gets $120M Infusion From Feds

Feb. 05--The CTA's almost half-billion-dollar upgrade of the Blue Line's O'Hare branch is getting an infusion of new federal funding, officials said Thursday. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will announce that $120 million...Show More Summary

NHTSA can't keep up with current rate of recalls

US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx believes the Office of Defects Management, which investigates recalls, is under-employed and needs a higher budget. He's hoping to triple the amount of money the office receives under President Obama's proposed budget. Show More Summary

Emanuel announces Blue Line project funding

The CTA has secured $120 million in federal funds to move forward with its four-year, $492 million project to renovate North Side Blue Line stations, Mayor Emanuel and U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will announce...Show More Summary

The Role of Mayors In Transportation Planning

Last week, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the “Mayors Challenge for Safer People and Safer Streets.” Foxx, who was the mayor of Charlotte from 2009 to 2013, urges mayors to make pedestrian and bike safety a priority for the next year. Show More Summary

DOT's Foxx outlines future traffic problems at Google

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the Department of Transportation, visited Google for a chat with executive chairman Eric Schmidt and the unveiling of Beyond Traffic 2045, a new study outlining potential problems with transportation in the US.

?Feds Want Technology To Fix The Transportation Problems It's Created 

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Department of Transportation is out with its Beyond Traffic 2045 report and it's fucking bleak. It's also telling that U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sat down with Google's Eric Schmidt to introduce the report, because the feds are hoping technology is going to pick up the ball they keep dropping. Read more...

Connected Bicycles Tell Cars: Don't Run Me Over

2 months agoTechnology : ReadWriteWeb

ReadWriteDrive is an ongoing series covering the future of transportation. Last month at the Washington Auto Show, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said he’s considering a plan to collect data about car accidents involving bicyclists and pedestrians. Show More Summary

Beyond Traffic 2045

Join a virtual fireside chat on the future of transportation in America with U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Google Chairman Eric Schmidt.

'Designated Survivor': Anthony Foxx is cabinet official absent from SOTU address

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is the designated survivor for this year's presidential State of the Union address, a long-held and secretive tradition.

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