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U.S. Department of Transportation to Provide $180 Million in Infrastructure Grants to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

Remarks Prepared for Delivery by
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao
Airport Improvement Grant Announcement
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
July 27, 2018

Thank you Senator Cornyn for that introduction.

Updated: Friday, July 27, 2018

PTC Information Symposium

Proposed Remarks for Delivery by
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao
PTC Information Symposium
Washington, DC
Friday, June 15, 2018

Thank you, Ron (Batory, FRA Administrator), for hosting this important gathering of our nation’s railroad leaders and positive train control experts.  This symposium represents an important aspect of what the Department does:  facilitating information sharing and promoting best practices across the modes – especially with emerging technologies.

Updated: Friday, June 15, 2018

IT Town Hall Ceremony

Remarks Prepared for Delivery by
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao
IT Town Hall Ceremony
Washington, DC
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Thank you, Vicki, [Hildebrand – DOT Chief Information Officer] for that introduction.  And let me commend you for your leadership as the Department’s Chief Information Officer.   

Updated: Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Small Business Opportunities Day

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao
Small Business Opportunities Day
U.S. Department of Transportation
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM

Thank you, Willis [Morris].  Willis is doing a great job, and I’m so pleased he is part of our senior leadership team.  Willis was also part of the DOT transition team, and did a great job recruiting talent for us. 

Updated: Thursday, June 7, 2018

National Museum of Women in the Arts

Remarks Prepared for Delivery by
The Honorable Elaine L. Chao
Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

 

Thank you, Roy [Pfautch].

I am so pleased to join tonight’s distinguished guests in welcoming Japan’s new envoy to the United States, Ambassador Sugiyama, and his wife, Yoko.   

This evening celebrates the strong ties between Japan and the United States. .  

Updated: Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Bryant University Commencement

Remarks Prepared for Delivery by
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao
Bryant University Commencement
Smithfield, Rhode Island
Saturday, May 19, 2018

Thank you, President Matchley. Your commitment to Bryant University and to cultivating a new generation of leaders is to be commended. I am so happy to be a bulldog!  

Updated: Thursday, May 24, 2018

Latino Coalition Policy Summit

Remarks Prepared for Delivery by
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao
Latino Coalition Policy Summit
JW Marriott, Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Good afternoon. Thank you for that kind introduction, Hector [Barreto].

Hector served as the SBA Administrator when I was the Secretary of Labor. He is an outstanding leader, and I’m so pleased to be here at his invitation. 

Updated: Thursday, March 8, 2018
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