Posts Tagged ‘Department of Transportation’

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

Outgoing Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has been doing some exit interviews with the media, and in them, he makes it clear that the changes he has helped push through – from supporting high speed rail to giving equal time to non-motorized forms of transportation – will last under his successor. Tanya Snyder of Streetsblog has […]

Feb 13th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

The uncertainty appears to be over – U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is staying on, at least for the time being: U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said he will stay on for an indefinite period in President Barack Obama’s second term…. LaHood declined to say whether he would stay or go several times at public […]

Jan 22nd, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Today the US Department of Transportation put another $928 million into the hands of the California high speed rail project and out of the reach of House Republicans: U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today awarded a $928.6 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority for initial construction of California High-Speed Rail. Construction will begin […]

Nov 22nd, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized