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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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Foxx: Insolvent transportation system could cost 700k jobs

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 14, 2014

Foxx: Insolvent transportation system could cost 700k jobs

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Thursday that if lawmakers don’t fix the nation’s transportation system that is “teetering on the edge of insolvency,” 700,000 people could lose their jobs, The Christian Post reports. Foxx’s warning came during the national convention of ...

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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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Transportation Secretary Foxx expects next few months to be ‘rough’ for funding talks

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 11, 2014

Transportation Secretary Foxx expects next few months to be ‘rough’ for funding talks

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said on Monday that he expects the next few months of transportation infrastructure funding talks to be “rough,” The Hill reports. President Barack Obama last month introduced a $302 billion, four-year transportation reauthorization bill, and, according to ...

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DOT Chief Foxx points to $2.5 billion for transit in Obama’s proposed budget

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 06, 2014

DOT Chief Foxx points to $2.5 billion for transit in Obama’s proposed budget

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Wednesday that President Obama included $2.5 billion for transit expansions in his 2015 fiscal year budget proposal, The Hill reports. Foxx noted that the proposal offers grants for 26 rail, bus rapid transit and streetcar projects ...

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VIDEO: Foxx: ‘We should do more than just stabilize the Highway Trust Fund’

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 27, 2014

VIDEO: Foxx: ‘We should do more than just stabilize the Highway Trust Fund’

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday said it is not enough to try to only stabilize the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). Speaking at the 2014 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Washington Briefing, Foxx urged attendees to tell ...

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Transportation Secretary Foxx to discuss high speed rail at USHSR summit

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 24, 2014

Transportation Secretary Foxx to discuss high speed rail at USHSR summit

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is slated as to headline the 3-day High Speed Rail Summit in Washington, D.C. starting Tuesday. Foxx -- along with 12 members of Congressmen, Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Deputy Administrator Karen Hedlund and others -- will talk ...

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Foxx: Highway Trust Fund ‘on track to bounce checks before FY 2015’

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 21, 2014

Foxx: Highway Trust Fund ‘on track to bounce checks before FY 2015’

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday warned that the Highway Trust Fund is expected to “bounce checks” starting this summer if Congress fails to come up with a funding solution. At a Chamber of Commerce Transportation Infrastructure Summit in Washington, D.C., ...

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President Obama briefly addresses transportation in State of the Union

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 29, 2014

President Obama briefly addresses transportation in State of the Union

Tuesday night, President Obama gave his State of the Union address, which offered a chance for the president to present potential solutions for transportation and infrastructure funding. However, our sister site Overdrive points out that the president only briefly mentioned transportation ...

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DOT Chief Foxx discusses plan to battle ‘infrastructure deficit’

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 16, 2014

DOT Chief Foxx discusses plan to battle ‘infrastructure deficit’

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Wednesday shared the DOT’s plan for battling the “infrastructure deficit” at the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., our sister site Commercial Carrier Journal reports. At the meeting, Foxx noted that recent transportation ...

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