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Transportation Secretary: 'We Must Do More'

AP | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration warned Congress Monday that a key federal government fund used to pay for the nation's roads, bridges and...

Senators Are Unusually Warm To Anthony Foxx

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's nominee for transportation secretary – Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx – received a friendly rece...

Obama Announces New Cabinet Pick

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday tapped rising Democratic politician Anthony Foxx to lead the Department of Transportation, an agency at...

New Protections Coming For Air Travelers

AOL Travel | David Jones | Posted 06.20.2011 | Travel

The U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a series of new consumer protection measures that will force airlines to disclose hidden fees, ...

Sam Stein

Secretary LaHood: Republicans Tell Me In Private The Stimulus Is Working | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said on Wednesday that despite all their public criticism, Republican lawmakers tell him in private that they thin...

Obama Bicycle Policy Wins Love From Cyclists, Scorn From Trucking Industry

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, a weekend bicyclist, might consider keeping his head down and his helmet on. A backlash is bre...

Toyota Says Cup Holders Still Working Great

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

"Feel free to enjoy the beverage of your choice and know that you can rest it in one of our cup holders with confidence," said Tokyo spokesman Hiroshi Kyosuke. "Our cup holders are world-class."

Transportation Secretary: 'Cash For Clunkers' Will End Soon

AP | KEN THOMAS and DAN STRUMPF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood assured car dealers Wednesday that they will be reimbursed for sales made under the Cash for Cl...