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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Cohen is scheduled to become chairman of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority July 1 under legislation that expanded the board two years ago, making the secretary of transportation chairman.
In October, Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the White House honored 11 individuals as White House Transportation Champions of Change for 2015 for their exemplary leadership and innovation in transportation.
He had served as Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta's deputy assistant secretary for transportation policy.
The Secretary of Transportation is preparing to establish a new `Air Traffic Organisation' within the FAA, following a Presidential executive order.
In announcing the new agency, Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta said, ``We need to tap into the expertise of the private sector as we shape the Transportation Security Administration, the first federal agency of the 21st century.
In September, The (Wilmington) Star-News reported evidence that the governor, his secretary of transportation, Garland Garrett, and his campaign finance director, Jim Bennett, had promised a seat on the North Carolina Board of Transportation, a powerful appointed panel, to a campaign contributor for $25,000.
Connaughton, secretary of transportation for the Commonwealth of Virginia, as the morning keynote speaker.
Complete information on the Transportation Security Administration, headed by Under Secretary of Transportation for Security John W.
The union asked the US Secretary of Transportation, Norman Y.
Maryland Secretary of Transportation John Porcari was scheduled to introduce the main speaker, Maryland Gov.
Assistant Secretary of Transportation Frank Kruesi wrote that it was "incomprehensible that the Administration would commit to a new set of standards and new efforts to meet such standards without much greater understanding of the problem and its solutions.
Taylor, formerly the Department's deputy chief of staff, as the Department's new assistant secretary of transportation for administration.
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