Secretary of Transportation


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Secretary of Transportation

The head of the U.S. federal government department that oversees aviation, federal highways, shipping, and railroads. He or she is appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the Senate.
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In 1980, after her husband's first Presidential campaign collapsed, she scrambled aboard the Reagan bandwagon, serving two years as an assistant to the President before her appointment as Secretary of Transportation in 1983.
Colin Powell, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Secretary of Transportation Rodney Slater to support the job shadow day.
-- Vicente Rivera, secretary of transportation and communications
Secretary of Transportation Samuel Skinner that its members would aid with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in its "Buckle-Up" plan.
"When I interviewed the secretary of transportation, he talked about the high standards of Mercedes and my editors refused to broadcast that because it sounded like an endorsement," recalls Wolf von Lojen, the network's Washington, D.C.
The President, the Secretary of Transportation, and the Attorney General were also asked to consider the ATBCB position in deciding further action with respect to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals decision in ADAPT v.
Testifying before the Senate Commerce Committee, Neil Goldschmidt, Carter's Secretary of Transportation, said: "Let me categorically state that regulatory reform will not pose a safety problem.' Alfred E.
Governor John Carney, joined by Mayor of Wilmington Mike Purzycki, Secretary of Transportation Jennifer Cohan, and other state and local officials, on Thursday highlighted the Work-a-Day Earn-a-Pay Program Pilot Public Works Jobs program and announced an expansion beyond the City of Wilmington.
"Safety is the number one priority of the Department, and this review by leading outside experts will help determine if improvements can be made to the FAA aircraft certification process," said Secretary of Transportation Elaine L.
Gentling and Secretary of Transportation and ODOT Executive Director Mike Patterson will lead the ribbon-cutting to open the modern, state-of-the-art gateway to historic downtown Guthrie.
The speaker roster underscored the broad range of stakeholders, and had among headliners Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao; American Society of Civil Engineers President Norma Jean Mattei; Chamber of Commerce and National Association of Manufacturers CEOs Tom Donohue and Jay Timmons; and, AFL-CIO and North America's Building Trades Unions Presidents Richard Trumka and Sean Garvey.
The RD&T Strategic Plan meets the statutory requirements of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, which requires the Secretary of Transportation to develop a 5-year strategic plan to guide future Federal transportation research and development (R&D) activities.
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