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AIP Grant Final Rollout

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao
AIP Grant Final Rollout
Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thank you, Bailey [Edwards – FAA Administrator of Policy] for that introduction.

Updated: Thursday, October 4, 2018

Administration’s Unified Agenda Highlights USDOT’s Pro-Growth, Responsible Policies to Unleash Innovation in the American Economy

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today highlighted DOT’s pro-growth deregulatory agenda that will spur innovation, speed up infrastructure project delivery, and create more jobs. The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs’ (OIRA) Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions published today includes DOT’s rulemakings currently under consideration and proposed for future action.

Updated: Thursday, December 14, 2017

News Digest - DOT 92-17

National Transportation Atlas Database Fall 2017 Update - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics has released the Fall 2017 update to the National Transportation Atlas Database (NTAD) with three new datasets and 23 updated datasets. The NTAD is a compilation of geospatial datasets representing the nation’s transportation infrastructure, including roadways, railways, and airports.

Updated: Friday, December 8, 2017

Sharing Ideas on America’s Infrastructure Future in Nebraska

I was just in Omaha - the site of the largest stretch of the solar eclipse “path of totality” that gripped the nation’s attention from coast-to-coast last Monday - to participate in a roundtable discussion with transportation and construction leaders in Nebraska.  We held a broad-ranging and informative discussion that was made possible by U.S. Senator Deb Fischer, who has been a tireless advocate for transportation needs in her state. 

Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao (left) with Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer in Omaha. Photo courtesy of Senator Fischer’s office

05.15.2017 - Infrastructure Week Kickoff

Remarks Prepared for Delivery by

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao

Infrastructure Week Kickoff

Monday, May 15, 2017

 

Thank you, Tom [Donahue], for that gracious introduction.

And a special thanks to you, and all the other friends of infrastructure, for putting together this series of events all across the country highlighting our infrastructure challenges.

Updated: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

FHWA Announces Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Guidance

 

Deployments Nationwide Can Transform Travel Safety

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced new Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) guidance that can improve safety and mobility by accelerating the deployment of V2I communication systems. The guidance complements the Department’s efforts to reduce crashes by advancing (Vehicle-to-Vehicle) V2V communication technology announced in a proposed rule in December.

Updated: Thursday, January 19, 2017

USDOT Automated Vehicles Activities

The U.S. Department of Transportation is committed to facilitating a new era of transportation innovation and safety and ensuring that our country remains a leader in automation. The Department of Transportation is acting as a convener and facilitator, partnering with a broad coalition of industry, academic, states and local, safety advocacy, and transportation stakeholders to support the safe development, testing, and deployment of automated vehicle technology.

Updated: Wednesday, October 10, 2018

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Calls for Transportation Investment During Visit to I-635 LBJ Freeway

Highlights Project’s Potential Economic Impact as part of Invest in America Bus Tour

GARLAND, Texas -- U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx visited the proposed I-635 LBJ Freeway East improvement project near Dallas today as part of his Invest in America, Commit to the Future bus tour, calling it an investment in Texas’ economic future that could be achieved if Congress would support a long-term transportation bill.   The Secretary’s visit is part of a multi-state tour highlighting the urgent need to invest in America’s transportation infrastructure at a time when the nation’s surface transportation programs are set to expire and the Highway Trust Fund is running out of money.  Secretary Foxx was joined by Garland Mayor Douglas Athas and numerous local and state officials.

Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Calls for Transportation Investment During Visit to I-49 North Segment K in Shreveport

Highlights Project’s Economic Impact as part of Invest in America Bus Tour

SHREVEPORT, La. – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today joined state and local officials at the “Segment K” I-49 extension project as part of his Invest in America, Commit to the Future bus tour, calling it an investment in Louisiana’s economic future that could be replicated across the country if Congress would support a long-term transportation bill.  “Segment K” is part of a corridor that, when completed, will connect the ports of Shreveport and New Orleans to markets around the world.  The Secretary’s visit is part of a multi-state tour highlighting the urgent need to invest in America’s transportation infrastructure at a time when the nation’s surface transportation programs are set to expire and the Highway Trust Fund is running out of money.

Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
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