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DOT loans $950 million to Florida highway project

Brian Ethridge - Sep 12, 2014

DOT loans $950 million to Florida highway project

The federal government has decided to loan $950 million to Florida for use on a project to expand the state's heavily-used Interstate 4 highway way in the Orlando area. Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) is backing the loan ...

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21 states receiving millions to repair storm-damaged roads

Brian Ethridge - Aug 11, 2014

21 states receiving millions to repair storm-damaged roads

The Department of Transportation announced $334 million in emergency funds will be used to help 21 states repair roads and bridges damaged by storms and floods. Colorado will be getting $130 million, which is by far the more than any other ...

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Anne Ferro out as FMCSA administrator

James Jaillet - Jul 28, 2014

Anne Ferro out as FMCSA administrator

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration head Anne Ferro will be stepping down from her position as administrator of the agency, the Department of Transportation announced July 25. An exact date for her departure has not been set, but according to a ...

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White House, transportation leaders push Congress to find highway funding solution

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 08, 2014

White House, transportation leaders push Congress to find highway funding solution

The White House, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and several industry associations are urging Congress to find a highway funding solution before the primary source of money, the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), becomes insolvent. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) projects that ...

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DOT to reimburse states as gas tax money rolls in

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 01, 2014

DOT to reimburse states as gas tax money rolls in

The projected insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund is inching closer (it’s expected to run out of money next month), and the U.S. Department of Transportation is has been trying to prepare state DOTs. In its latest preparation effort, the U.S. ...

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Foxx pushes for infrastructure investment during Tampa Interstate Study visit

Amanda Bayhi - May 21, 2014

Foxx pushes for infrastructure investment during Tampa Interstate Study visit

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx toured the Tampa Interstate Study (TIS) this week, taking the opportunity to push for infrastructure investment, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced in a press release. The TIS is a $1.8 billion series of highway improvements in ...

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Foxx among Fast Co.'s '100 Most Creative People in Business 2014'

Amanda Bayhi - May 20, 2014

Foxx among Fast Co.'s '100 Most Creative People in Business 2014'

Fast Company has included Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on its list of “100 Most Creative People in Business 2014.” The company notes that Foxx made the list “for (finally!) modernizing how we get from here to there.” Among his notable achievements, according ...

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VIDEO: Obama criticizes House GOP bill for major cuts to job-creating program

Amanda Bayhi - May 19, 2014

VIDEO: Obama criticizes House GOP bill for major cuts to job-creating program

President Barack Obama said on Saturday that the House Republicans’ proposed budget would slash a job-creating program by 80 percent. The comment came during Obama’s weekly address at the White House, where he reiterated Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx’s warning that if ...

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VIDEO: DOT Chief Foxx reiterates urgency to fix Highway Trust Fund during Alabama visit

James Jaillet - Apr 17, 2014

VIDEO: DOT Chief Foxx reiterates urgency to fix Highway Trust Fund during Alabama visit

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx says a short-term solution won’t do this go-around for transportation funding, and he’s on the road this week pushing the Obama administration’s four-year $302 billion plan and making localities and citizens aware of the Highway ...

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Foxx highlights job creation during trips to Kentucky, Tennessee

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 16, 2014

Foxx highlights job creation during trips to Kentucky, Tennessee

After his visits to Kentucky and Tennessee on Tuesday, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx reiterated one word: jobs. He visited Louisville, Kentucky and Nashville, Tennessee for the second day of his “Invest in America, Commit to the Future” bus tour. His first stop ...

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Foxx talks economy, modernization, innovation during Ohio visit

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 15, 2014

Foxx talks economy, modernization, innovation during Ohio visit

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx visited three cities in Ohio on Monday for the first stop on his “Invest in America, Commit to the Future” bus tour. Foxx will visit various cities in the U.S. throughout the five-day tour, which aims to ...

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VIDEO: DOT Chief Foxx promotes infrastructure investment with bus tour

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 11, 2014

VIDEO: DOT Chief Foxx promotes infrastructure investment with bus tour

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is getting ready to tour portions of the U.S. with the goal of promoting infrastructure investment. Titled “Invest in America, Commit to the Future,” the bus tour will start in Ohio on Monday and end in Texas ...

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