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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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Caption: Wright and former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters pose for a photo together following an award ceremony.
CUTLINE: (1) U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, Lt.
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There was a ground breaking for the Second Avenue subway in 1972 attended by Percy Sutton, Manhattan Borough President; Senator Jacob Javits; John Volpe, U.S. Secretary of Transportation; Governor Nelson Rockefeller; and Mayor John Lindsay.
The keynote speaker of the summit was U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y.
The program directs the U.S. Secretary of Transportation to increase the nation's use of recycled materials, including metalcasting sand, in highway construction.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta unveiled a plan Tuesday to introduce in 2011 new fuel efficiency regulations for sport-utility vehicles, minivans and pickup trucks, with lower standards for larger vehicles than for smaller ones.
In New Delhi recently, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta and Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel signed the Open Skies Agreement.
Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Rodney Slater, a Marianna native, started work last month at the Washington power-lobbying law firm of Patton Boggs LLC.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Federico Pena said, "Much progress has been made in reducing the number of deaths and injuries on the nation's highways, but motor vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for every age from 5 to 32."
Marking the fourth anniversary of the signing of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), U.S. Secretary of Transportation Federico Pena said the department has made substantial progress toward a national transportation system that is accessible to travelers with disabilities.
last week, the Beer Institute told U.S. Secretary of Transportation Samuel Skinner that its members would aid with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in its "Buckle-Up" plan.
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