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Ray LaHood as Secretary of Transportation?

Retiring representative Ray LaHood from Illinois has apparently been chosen as Barack Obama’s Secretary of Transportation. So far, transit advocates are less than thrilled with this pick. California HSR blog: Ray LaHood – HSR Denier Streetsblog: “You have got to be freaking kidding me”, though this year LaHood supported two public transportation acts in Congress. read more »

Transportation finance policy at the Commonwealth Club Friday

The Commonwealth Club of Northern California will host a discussion on U.S. transportation policy tomorrow, Friday, June 21 at 9 AM. Admission is free. This event, underwritten by the Mineta Transportation Insitute of San Jose, features a discussion with Caltrans director Malcolm Dougherty, CA HSR CEO Jeff Morales, American Public Transportation Association chair Flora Castillo, read more »

Anthony Foxx tapped for Transportation Secretary

Charlotte, NC Mayor Anthony Foxx has reportedly been selected to be President Obama’s nomination for Secretary of the US Department of Transportation.

LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Transportation Secretary rumors

Feb 2 2013 Update: Villaraigosa rules out Transpo Secretary job. As Antonio Villaraigosa remains on the short list of potential candidates for Secretary of Transportation, rumors swirled throughout the day that the Obama Administration reached out to the Los Angeles Mayor. The Mayor’s press office remains coy on the news, neither confirming nor denying the read more »

Villaraigosa for Transportation Secretary?

The Los Angeles mayor is said to be a top contender to replace outgoing Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. What do you all think?

Ray LaHood rides a bicycle

United States Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood joined a group of DOT bike commuters this morning for a ride to the office.