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Friday, May 17, 2013
On Wednesday, May 22, the Senate Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on the recently announced nomination of Charlotte, North Carolina Mayor Anthony Foxx to be Secretary of Transportation.
Posted on 05/17 at 12:15 PM
Monday, April 29, 2013
A report in the Washington Post published yesterday stated that Charlotte, N.C. Mayor Anthony Foxx will be nominated by President Barack Obama to replace outgoing United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood.
Posted on 04/29 at 10:12 AM
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
The U.S. Department of Transportation is establishing a National Freight Advisory Committee (NFAC) and soliciting nominations from industry and state officials for membership. The NFAC will provide advice and recommendations on freight issues.
Posted on 03/06 at 03:08 PM
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
During his term as DOT Secretary, LaHood was very active on the transportation infrastructure and freight fronts.
Posted on 01/29 at 10:55 AM
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
FMCSA officials said that these changes were based in part on public comments received from a preview of proposed changed to its Safety Management System (SMS) Web site.
Posted on 08/28 at 09:49 AM
Friday, August 24, 2012
An effort focused on national domestic freight initiatives was introduced this week by United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood.
Posted on 08/24 at 11:13 AM
Monday, June 25, 2012
United States Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the latest round of funding for the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) 2012 program. LaHood said that 47 transportation projects in 34 states and the District of Columbia will receive about $500 million in TIGER grant funding.
Friday, April 06, 2012
While transportation infrastructure funding on a federal level continues to be strung along by a series of continuing resolutions to keep federal funding for surface transportation intact at current levels, one area which remains in high demand is the United States Department of Transportation’s TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grant program.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) said today that trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 11.5 percent in January 2012 compared to January 2011 at $75.5 billion.
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Wednesday, December 14, 2011
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported today that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) dropped 0.2 percent from September to October.