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Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood

Feds To Start Funding Detroit Light-Rail System

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 03.20.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — The federal government committed $25 million Friday to build a streetcar line through the heart of Detroit, putting in place the last ...

LaHood In Detroit To Talk Light Rail Progress

Detroit Free Press | Posted 12.15.2012 | Detroit

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will be in Detroit today to discuss progress on bringing a light-rail line to Woodward between downtown Detro...

M1 Group Backs Up Light Rail With 1,200 Page Report, $84 Million

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.04.2012 | Detroit

After several months hammering out the details, the backers behind a plan to put a 3.1-mile rail track down Woodward Ave. in Detroit submitted a repor...

Ray LaHood Honks At Distracted D.C. Drivers

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.28.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's no secret that U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood dislikes distracted driving. "I don’t want people talking on phones, ...

American Eagle Airlines Fined $900,000 For Tarmac Delays

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 01.14.2012 | Travel

WASHINGTON — Sometimes it seems like airline passengers just can't win: The government cracks down on airlines that keep people cooped up on pla...

Student Gets Called Out by the Secretary of Transportation At BC Commencement

| Allison Lantero | Posted 08.06.2011 | College

Even though not everyone in the Class of 2011 was graced by the presence of Tom Hanks or Toni Morrison at graduation this year, commencement speeches ...

Distracted Driving: A Deadly Epidemic

Ray LaHood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ray LaHood

Distracted driving is perhaps the least recognized public safety crisis of the 21st century. We can and will reach the day when no families will suffer because a driver took his or her eyes off the road.

LaHood: Don't Drive Recalled Toyotas Til Fixed

AP | KEN THOMAS and STEPHEN MANNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Americans should park their recalled Toyotas unless driving to dealers for accelerator repairs, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood...