More From Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx

USDOT launches Every Place Counts Design Challenge

USDOT launches Every Place Counts Design Challenge

Posted by Chris Hill on May 05, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation has launched its Every Place Counts Design Challenge in an effort to “raise awareness” about ...

Foxx urges careful consideration when determining placement of roads

Foxx urges careful consideration when determining...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 07, 2016

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is encouraging road developers to think carefully before placing a highway through the middle of a neighborhood. The Atlantic reports ...

$800 million available this year for FAST Act’s FASTLANE grant program

$800 million available this year for FAST Act’s...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 03, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is seeking applications for the Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-term ...

NHTSA: Google’s self-driving system is now legally considered ‘a driver’

NHTSA: Google’s self-driving system is now...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 12, 2016

Google wants to change what people consider a "driver" of a vehicle, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is legally ...

USDOT $98.1 billion fiscal year 2017 budget includes clean transportation, autonomous vehicle pilot funds

USDOT $98.1 billion fiscal year 2017 budget includes...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 11, 2016

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced President Obama’s $98.1 billion fiscal year 2017 budget for the U.S. Department of Transportation, ...

USDOT commits to accelerating autonomous vehicle safety innovations

USDOT commits to accelerating autonomous vehicle safety...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 18, 2016

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently outlined at the North American International Auto Show several initiatives set for 2016 to remove ...

FHWA redesignates 40 miles of Kentucky’s Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway as I-69

FHWA redesignates 40 miles of Kentucky’s Edward...

Posted by Chris Hill on Nov 17, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has redesignated 39.9 miles of the Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway in Kentucky as Interstate ...

U.S. DOT awards $500 million in TIGER Grants for 39 transportation projects

U.S. DOT awards $500 million in TIGER Grants for 39...

Posted by Chris Hill on Oct 30, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded $500 million in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants to 39 ...

FHWA creates new National Tunnel Inspection program

FHWA creates new National Tunnel Inspection program

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 21, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration has created a new tunnel inspection program modeled after the decades old ...

Transportation funding solution still elusive during infrastructure forum

Transportation funding solution still elusive during...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 26, 2015

The need for updating and maintaining U.S. infrastructure work is a clear, agreed-upon issue, but the means of providing funds ...

DOT Chief Foxx touring 5 states to promote $478 billion Grow America Act

DOT Chief Foxx touring 5 states to promote $478 billion...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 13, 2015

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will wind his way through Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia on a four-day bus ...

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 05, 2014

Here’s a look at the Highway Trust Fund that is notoriously in danger of going in the red. For now, ...

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