An extra £140 million is being made available to help repair roads hit by weather damage, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced today (9 March 2014). As part of the government’s response to the damage done during one of the worst winters on record, support for councils to fix the roads most damaged by severe weather […]
Haters of HS2 rejoice: the project has an even better chance of failing now. Following James’ revelation that the Transport Secretary doesn’t believe the Hybrid Bill will pass through Parliament before the… Continue reading The post The end of High Speed 2? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
By Jack McHugh | Michigan Capitol Confidential Tim Carney covers the crony capitalism beat for the Washington Examiner, and reported recently that former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has joined the board of a company that during his tenure benefited from extensive subsidies from the department he headed. Show More Summary
Originally published on Gas 2. Ray LaHood was President Obama’s transportation secretary from his inauguration in 2009 until 2013, and famously said that a national system of high-speed trains should be our generation’s legacy to our children. Show More Summary
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that a new report on the state of America's transportation infrastructure, 2013 Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance, confirms that more investment is...
USDOT Secretary Anthony Foxx addressed several hundred attendees at the 2014 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Washington Briefing on Capitol Hill.
By Rick Brundrett | The Nerve Robert St. Onge, who abruptly resigned last month as the state Department of Transportation secretary after he was arrested on a drunken driving charge, spent only 10 minutes talking with Gov. Nikki Haley before she selected him in 2011 to lead the $1 billion agency, documents obtained by The... Show More Summary
Ray LaHood, who was transportation secretary between 2008 and mid-2013, certainly wasn't perfect, but he surprised many skeptics by favoring many policies that greens have been advocating for a long time.
It's the question I get asked - and ask - more than any other: what's in it for Wales? Today, MPs have been asking the same question of (UK) Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin, who was summoned to the House of Commons this morning...Show More Summary
THREE DAYS after he took office in 2010, Andrew Cuomo, New York's Democratic governor, wrote a letter to Ray LaHood, who was at the time Barack Obama's secretary of transportation. In it, Mr Cuomo asked that New York be given the federal high-speed rail money that other, Republican-led states had rejected. Show More Summary
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Jan. 31, toured the nearly completed East-West Circulator Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in downtown Orlando, a project that reflects how transportation can help create the type of economic opportunities...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The energy boom of the last decade that has boosted oil and gas production in the United States has outpaced the development of critical infrastructure to transport the raw and refined materials, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moni...
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx issued a statement following President Barack Obama's 2014 State of the Union address.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff on Jan. 24 awarded approximately $886 million to help the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) continue rebuilding and replacing transportation...
Ray LaHood, the former secretary of the Department of Transportation, is joining law firm DLA Piper as a senior policy adviser.
R (o.t.a HS2AA, Buckingham County Council and others) v. Secretary of State for Transport,  UKSC 3 – read judgments So the challenge to the way in which the Government wished to push the HS2 project through Parliament has failed before the Supreme Court, though not without clarifying the way in which key EU environmental […]
Transportation secretary Anthony Foxx, in a meeting with lawmakers yesterday, said he would investigate the spate of derailments and fires involving crude oil trains. Regulations will investigate whether crude from the Bakken formation is more flammable than more conventional crude oil, The Hill reported. This week another oil train derailed, this time in New Brunswick […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. standards for rail tank cars should come in "weeks, not months", Senator John Hoeven of North Dakota said on Thursday after a meeting with Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx visited San Antonio on Tuesday where local officials gave him a briefing on the plans for a 5.9-mile downtown streetcar system.
Wednesday’s announcement by the Secretary of State for Transport is a massive result for the region and confirms the Humber’s status as the UK’s energy estuary. Able UK’s £400m Marine Energy Park is right on our doorstep and will have a huge impact on the local economy for decades to come. Today’s news further confirms […]