Anthony Foxx - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Anthony Foxx Will Cabinet follow Tillerson's lead in media access? NEW YORK (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has famously declared himself "not a big media press access person," isn't alone in President Donald Trump's Cabinet. But it's too early to call him a trendsetter, either. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, both with extensive private sector backgrounds, have simi... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:17:00 GMT 2017-03-27T19:17:00Z Trump advisers' tax credit plan for infrastructure has risks WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has promised to revitalize America's aging roads, bridges, railways and airports, but a plan put forward by his economic advisers relies on a transportation financing scheme that hasn't been tried before and comes with significant risks. The plan was set out just before the election by billionaire leveraged buy-out... Tue, 07 Feb 2017 17:57:00 GMT 2017-02-07T17:57:00Z Foxx: Private dollars alone can't solve transportation woes WASHINGTON (AP) — Stimulating private investment in infrastructure projects, as President-elect Donald Trump has proposed, can cover only a fraction of the costs of solving America's transportation problems, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx warned as he prepares to leave office. Financing schemes called public-private partnerships, which involve both... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:40:00 GMT 2017-01-17T19:40:00Z Government to require cars be able to talk to each other WASHINGTON (AP) — All new cars and light trucks would be able to talk wirelessly with each other, with traffic lights and with other roadway infrastructure under a rule the Transportation Department proposed Tuesday. Officials say the technology holds the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths and transform driving. Vehicle-to-vehicle communicati... Tue, 13 Dec 2016 21:15:00 GMT 2016-12-13T21:15:00Z Merchant Marine Academy alumni report questions abuse risk KINGS POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Concerns about alleged sex abuse and harassment of U.S. Merchant Marine cadets training aboard commercial vessels are disputed in a new report issued by an alumni task force. The New York-based military academy earlier this year ordered a halt to placing cadets on the vessels as part of the academy's Sea Year training program, citing concerns of abus... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:52:00 GMT 2016-12-09T16:52:00Z Gov't proposal envisions phone calls on airline flights WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines could let passengers make in-flight phone calls using Wi-Fi under a proposal from federal regulators. Flight attendants and others have complained that the calls could be disruptive. But the Department of Transportation said Thursday that it envisioned allowing the calls if airlines tell all customers about the policy when they buy their tickets. ... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 01:14:00 GMT 2016-12-09T01:14:00Z