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UK's Virgin Trains launches new direct services for Blackpool and Shrewsbury

UK Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has launched Virgin Trains' new direct services between London and the cities of Shrewsbury and Blackpool.

Takata Refuses NHTSA Call For Nationwide Airbag Recall

Takata won’t be conducting a nationwide recall of its defective airbags anytime soon, but did hire three former U.S. Transportation Secretaries to help the supplier manage the crisis. Meanwhile, an airbag in an non-recalled model explodes...Show More Summary

UITP Attends First UN Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport

UITP (International Association of Public Transport) attended the first UN high-level Advisory Group on sustainable transport in New York this week with UITP Secretary General, Alain Flausch, presenting the conclusions of the first meeting on behalf of th

UK Transport Secretary approves LU’s Northern line extension to Battersea

UK Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has approved the £1bn extension of London Underground's Northern line from Kennington to Battersea through Nine Elms.

Cotton, Cox, Harris Receive '14 AOTOS Awards

The United Seamen's Service (USS) 2014 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards (AOTOS) were presented to Stephen Cotton, General Secretary of the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF); Joseph J.

National Leaders to Address Transportation Needs

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and U.S. Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary Victor Mendez will join RTC officials to celebrate the transportation infrastructure investment in the 4th Street/Prater Way Corridor, helping create employment

Energy Quote of the Day: 'I Encourage You to Put in Place the Strongest Possible Safety Protections."

Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein of California penned a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx this week urging the need for stricter oil tank car regulations, an issue that some businesses have been pushing back against. read more

Ten Reasons Portland Transit Is Not a Model for Other Cities

Randal O'Toole Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx came to Portland, Oregon last week to tell TriMet, the region’s transit agency, not to apologize for spending $204 million per mile on its latest light-rail line. Although thatShow More Summary

OR: Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx Visits Portland on Wednesday to Tour Tilikum Crossing, Meet With Politicians

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx will be in Portland this week to tour the Tilikum Crossing bridge and talk with local and regional politicians about transportation funding.

Metro Breaks Ground on New Regional Connector Light Rail Project in Downtown Los Angeles

Metro joined U.S Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx along with state and local elected officials Sept. 20 to officially break ground on the $1.420 billion Regional Connector Light Rail Project in downtown Los Angeles that will better connect the Met

LNG-Fueled Ships Get $324.6M Loan Guarantee

US transportation secretary Anthony Foxx has announced a $324.6 million loan guarantee to TOTE Shipholdings to finance the construction of two liquefied natural gas-fueled container ships. The vessels will be constructed at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company in San Diego, Calif. As dual fuel vessels, primarily operating with LNG, but with light diesel as needed, […]

TOTE Secures $324 Million in Financing for Dual Fuel Containerships

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the approval of a $324.6 million Title XI loan guarantee to TOTE Shipholdings, Inc., to finance the construction of two of the world's first LNG-fueled containerships. The post TOTE Secures $324 Million in Financing for Dual Fuel Containerships appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

TOTE Receives $324.6m Title XI Loan Guarantee

New vessels will create jobs, increase amount of cargo moved between Florida and Puerto Rico U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the approval of a $324.

Hong Kong plans $110bn investment for rail network expansion

Hong Kong Transport and Housing Secretary Anthony Cheung has announced an estimated $110bn future rail expansion plan as part of the Railway Development Strategy 2014 recommendations.

FL: Tampa Bay Officials Huddle with U.S. Transportation Chief

Some 40 transportation planners and politicians met Thursday with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx to discuss the growing conversation on transit and highway issues here and the possibility of getting future federal funding for light rail.

NC: Governor Unveils 25-Year Transportation Plan

A road map to help North Carolina have the biggest impact with a shrinking budget. That was the message laid out by Gov. Pat McCrory and Tony Tata, secretary of the N.C. Department of Transportation.

DOT Awards Grant for Rehabilitation of Wando Welch Terminal

Demand Demonstrates Need for Greater Transportation Investment through GROW AMERICA Act U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced a $10.8 million

PA: Cyclist, Pedestrian Accidents in Pittsburgh Prompt Federal Road Safety Assessment

The federal government will conduct road safety assessments over the next 18 months as the start of a program designed to reduce the growing number of pedestrian and bicyclist injuries and deaths, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced on Wednesday in downtown Pittsburgh.

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