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Transportation Secretary Foxx talks Native issues in Anchorage

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx met with Alaska Natives Friday in Anchorage to discuss getting around a state with dynamic weather and limited infrastructure...
House votes to keep highway spending level, ignores warnings

...At the funding levels proposed in both the House and Senate bills, the result will be more traffic," said Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. He has said $400 billion over six years is minimum needed to prevent matters from worsening...
Nation and World
Japanese company fined $70 million over exploding air bags

...misdirection and refusal to acknowledge the truth allowed a serious problem to become a massive crisis," Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said.In a statement, Takata CEO Shigehisa Takada said the company regrets the circumstances...
Nation and World
Feds propose more safety valves for gas lines

...action will add extra protections to communities serviced by the nation's largest network of pipelines," Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a statement.Federal officials say the valves could have averted at least eight accidents...
Not For Web
Mat-Su officials meet with feds over ferry bill

...Manager John Moosey said at a special Aug. 21 assembly meeting that he discussed the bind the borough is in with Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx in person when Foxx visited Alaska in early August. He said Foxx invited borough officials to...
FAA OKs another use for commercial drone flights

...Alaska's North Slope are another important step toward broader commercial use of unmanned aircraft," said Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. "The technology is quickly changing, and the opportunities are growing."Last week, the...
New rules issued for port, ship security

...strengthen security measures for our ports and for those who do business in our ports." Several experts, including Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta, have said America's ports are the most vulnerable segment of the transportation industry...
State Briefs

...among $36.8 million in U.S. Department of Transportation grants for Alaska airports announced this week by Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta. The grant for Juneau will be used to acquire an aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle...
BP disputes manipulated data allegations oil to the 800-mile trans-Alaska pipeline. DOT engineers have been at the site since Aug. 8. Acting Transportation Secretary Maria Cino toured BP's facilities in Alaska on Friday and said she was surprised and disappointed by what...
Ferry system celebrates scenic byway designation

...National Scenic Byway with special ceremonies, discounted fares and a roundtable discussion in Juneau. U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta named Alaska's marine highway as a National Scenic Byway earlier this summer. The designation...


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