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Wisconsin Receives $1.615 Million in FHWA Emergency Funds After Floods

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced on Oct. 25 that the Federal Highway Administration is making $1.615 million in emergency relief funds available to Wisconsin to help begin repairs to roads and bridges damaged by major flooding in August and September in Buffalo and Trempealeau counties.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
October 26, 2016
Government

Foxx Opens DOT’s Build America Bureau

U.S. DOT

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced on July 20 the opening of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau to help find long-term funding solutions to the nation’s infrastructure crisis.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
July 20, 2016
Government

Foxx to Talk Future of Transportation at D.C. Think Tank March 30

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The country’s top transportation officer will offer an outlook for the transportation landscape at the Center for American Progress on March 30.

March 23, 2016
Government

Foxx Announces Smart City Challenge

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Cities with populations between 200,000 and 850,000 can compete for $50 million in transportation funding in the Smart City Challenge, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced on Dec. 7.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
December 7, 2015
Government

Secretary Anthony Foxx, Sen. Deb Fischer to Tour Cornhusker State

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Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is heading to the Midwest midweek to chat with Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), chairwoman of the chamber’s trucking policy panel.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
August 3, 2015
Government

Secretary Anthony Foxx: ‘So Far Away From Having a 6-Year Bill’

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Assessing the political landscape on Capitol Hill, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx told government and business leaders May 14 that Congress is not close to passing a six-year highway bill.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 14, 2015
Government

Secretary Foxx Tells Congress Time Is Running Out to Fix Highway Funding

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WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said that while lawmakers focus on crafting a long-term transportation plan, his department is 20 days away from running out of its ability to use the “little bit of money we do have” to assist states with infrastructure.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 11, 2015
Government

Secretary Anthony Foxx: ‘Time To Be Unrealistic’ in Solving Highway Funding Woes

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WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said any comprehensive measure that would address the country’s highway funding concerns will be called “unrealistic,” which was the term a top Senate Republican used to criticize the Obama administration’s latest transportation plan last week.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
April 27, 2015
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

FMCSA Offers App for Truck Safety Information

Safety performance information on trucking and bus companies is available through a new smart phone application authorized by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

March 17, 2015
Government, Business, Safety

Feds Say Americans Drove More Miles Last Year Than in Each of Previous Seven

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Americans drove nearly 3.02 trillion miles last year, the highest number since 2007 and second-highest since data collection began 79 years ago, the Federal Highway Administration announced.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
March 12, 2015

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