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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

After several months of uncertainty and more than a few conflicting statements, US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced today he is leaving his post this year: I have let President Obama know that I will not serve a second term as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation. It has been an honor and a […]

Jan 29th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Tomorrow is Election Day across America, and although it’s not on the ballot, the outcome of any number of races will impact the future of high speed rail and mass transit in California. Here are some of the races that matter most: President of the United States – Barack Obama has been an indispensable supporter […]

Nov 5th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

(See update below) It’s common for Cabinet secretaries to leave a presidential administration after the first term, so Ray LaHood’s announcement today that he will leave his post as Transportation Secretary in 2013 should not be a surprise. But that doesn’t make it any easier. Many transportation advocates were skeptical, to put it mildly, in […]

Oct 13th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized