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DOT chief Foxx commends ongoing Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 29, 2013

DOT chief Foxx commends ongoing Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts

One year after Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast, crews are continuing to repair damages to transportation infrastructure in New York, New Jersey and other states affected by the storm. In a blog post today, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx notes that ...

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DOT, Foxx suspend social media interactions during government shutdown

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 02, 2013

DOT, Foxx suspend social media interactions during government shutdown

The U.S. Department of Transportation, DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx and sectors of the DOT announced Tuesday they will not update social media accounts or blogs during the federal government shutdown that has furloughed 18,481 DOT positions. The DOT announced in a ...

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The Washed-Away Roads of Boulder

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 16, 2013

The Washed-Away Roads of Boulder

The floods that began on September 11 and have continued to ravage Colorado are responsible for more than 1,000 deaths, according to a USA Today report. The storms have destroyed about 1,500 homes and have damaged nearly 17,500, according to an ...

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USDOT awards 37 states with $474 million in TIGER grants

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 05, 2013

USDOT awards 37 states with $474 million in TIGER grants

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded 37 states with a total of $474 million in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants. In his announcement on USDOT’s Fast Lane blog, Foxx said ...

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Transportation Secretary Foxx names new chief of staff

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 30, 2013

Transportation Secretary Foxx names new chief of staff

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx has named former aide to ex-White House Chief of Staff and current Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel as his new chief of staff, according to a report from The Hill. Foxx also appointed former aide to Emanuel, ...

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Transportation Infrastructure Funding: Efficiency is necessary but not sufficient

John Latta - Jul 26, 2013

Transportation Infrastructure Funding: Efficiency is necessary but not sufficient

It’s a case of on the one hand/on the other hand. New Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx is saying that his department is “working to improve the efficiency and performance of our existing transportation system” and is “doing so in an ...

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The Mayor and the Secretary: Foxx watching

John Latta - Jul 25, 2013

The Mayor and the Secretary: Foxx watching

While Anthony Foxx has yet to light up the headlines, he has started work at a tough job with what appears to be a lukewarm and not-too-long honeymoon period. So we wait to see just what kind of Secretary of Transportation ...

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Foxx to travel, offer testimony for first time as Transportation Secretary

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 22, 2013

Foxx to travel, offer testimony for first time as Transportation Secretary

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx this week will take part in a few firsts in his new official role, according to a report from The Hill. Foxx, who was sworn in as DOT chief earlier this month, this week will take his ...

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POLL: Will Anthony Foxx be a good Transportation Secretary?

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 09, 2013

POLL: Will Anthony Foxx be a good Transportation Secretary?

Anthony Foxx was sworn in as U.S. Secretary of Transportation last week, following a nomination from President Obama and unanimous approval from the Senate. Now he begins his first full week as Transportation Secretary. He has outlined his main goals as ...

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Foxx outlines three main DOT goals

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 03, 2013

Foxx outlines three main DOT goals

Newly-sworn in Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx took to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Fast Lane blog yesterday to reiterate his goals for the USDOT. “I believe in safe, effective transportation, and whether it is a bus, road, train, plane, or ship, ...

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Anthony Foxx sworn in as Secretary of Transportation

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 02, 2013

Anthony Foxx sworn in as Secretary of Transportation

Anthony Foxx has been sworn in as the new U.S. Secretary of Transportation, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced today. Judge Nathaniel Jones swore in Foxx at 11 a.m. today during a private ceremony at the USDOT headquarters in Washington, ...

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Foxx to be sworn in as Transportation Secretary today

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 02, 2013

Foxx to be sworn in as Transportation Secretary today

Anthony Foxx will be sworn in as the new Secretary of Transportation today, according to a report from The Hill. Foxx resigned from his post as mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, on Monday. He will be the 17th Secretary of the ...

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