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This story should come as no surprise, but it’s still galling to see it. A former Florida State Senator has said that Florida Governor Rick Scott promised to accept federal HSR funds shortly before publicly announcing in 2011 he would reject those funds – and that he may have done so in order to make […]

Oct 30th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Nevada Senator and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is pledging that “it’s not over yet” when it comes to the XpressWest high speed rail project: Sen. Harry Reid will be doing some shuttle diplomacy with the White House next week to get things moving on a suspended federal loan application for the XpressWest high-speed rail […]

Jul 18th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Ray LaHood gave some parting remarks on Monday as he wraps up his tenure as U.S. Transportation Secretary. He was full of praise for President Barack Obama, but high speed rail was at the top of the list: I think the crowning glory for the president — and he is going to have many legacies […]

May 1st, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

It’s being widely reported today that Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx will be nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as the next Transportation Secretary, to replace the retiring Ray LaHood. From the Huffington Post’s story: President Barack Obama will name Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx as his next Secretary of the Department of Transportation, sources […]

Apr 28th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized