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February 18, 2014

LaHood joins Proterra board

The former secretary of transportation led the Federal Transit Administration’s Clean Fuels Program, which helped fund the purchase of electric vehicle buses by several cities across the U.S.


January 8, 2014

LaHood named co-chair at Building America's Future

Serving alongside fellow co-chairs former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, will help lead bipartisan coalition committed to raising awareness about the need to invest in U.S. roads, bridges, airports, rails and ports.


September 20, 2013

Former Transportation Sec. LaHood honored by WTS

WTS International’s Navigator Award recognize the achievements of an individual or organization for extraordinary efforts to attract, retain and advance women in the transportation industry. LaHood is the first recipient of the award.


June 27, 2013

Foxx confirmed as new Secretary of Transportation

He replaces Ray LaHood and will immediately confront safety and funding challenges in a large department that oversees the nation’s highway, transit, aviation and rail networks.


June 17, 2013

High-speed rail crashworthiness standards recommended

Will provide baseline safety requirements for next-generation rail equipment that would travel up to speeds of 220 mph on high-speed rail tracks, while providing the flexibility to operate with existing freight and passenger systems up to speeds of 125 mph.


June 12, 2013

U.S. DOT TIGER 2013 grant requests total $9B

During the previous four rounds, the U.S. DOT received more than 4,050 applications requesting more than $105.2 billion for transportation projects


June 4, 2013

Sen. Frank Lautenberg dies at 89

Was a long-time leader on environmental protection, transportation and protecting public health.


May 30, 2013

WTS International conference attendance up 25%

Additionally, 40% of attendees were first-time participants, and there was a sharp increase in sponsorship with 30% more companies participating and, of the 50-plus participating sponsors, at least 20 of them were new.


May 28, 2013

Mass.-based Worcester Transit opens new bus hub

The new hub offers riders a direct connection to other transportation services, including the MBTA commuter rail to Boston, Amtrak and intercity bus service.


May 14, 2013

FTA makes $21.9M available for public transportation safety

In addition to the funds, the agency also announced a flexible new policy, known as Safety Management Systems, which the U.S. DOT has officially adopted to help guide states and transit agencies alike in managing safety risks in a proactive, cost-effective way.


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