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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

3 weeks 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 

3 weeks 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

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

last monthNews : 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.

Here Is Tonight’s ‘Designated Survivor’ for the State of the Union

last monthNews : Mediaite

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will be tonight's "designated survivor" for the State of the Union.

Fantastic Mr. Foxx: Transportation Secretary Is the 'Designated Survivor'

The former mayor of Charlotte will skip President Obama's State of the Union in case of calamity.

The Designated Survivor at Tonight’s State of the Union

In the event the worst happens during tonight’s State of the Union address, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will become the next President of the United States. The so-called “designated survivor,” Foxx will watch the address from a secure undisclosed location protected by the U.S. Secret Service, ready to take command should a catastrophe kill those…

He’ll Survive the State of the Union

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

While the rest of the government attends Obama’s big speech, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx (and the nuclear codes) will spend Tuesday night far from the Capitol.

Former Government Official Suing Snowden And Others For Billions Of Dollars Adds The United States As An Involuntary Plaintiff

last monthIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Remember when former Kansas Secretary of Transportation Horace Edwards filed a multi-billion dollar lawsuit against Edward Snowden, Laura Poitras and others connected to the CitizenFour documentary "on behalf of the American people?" And remember when plenty of American people said, "STFU Edwards, you don't speak for me?" Well, suck it, dissenters. Show More Summary

Vice President Anthony Foxx?

John Wynne lays out the case for and against Hillary Clinton naming former Charlotte mayor and current Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx as her running mate. I see the argument for Foxx but I don’t think that he brings enough to the table — if the objective is to have a VP to help carry […]

UK's Northampton railway station reopens

UK Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has reopened the new £20m railway station in Northampton, providing improved journeys for thousands of passengers every day.

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