Anthony Foxx

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Sen. Cory Booker, Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Bob Menendez (obscured top left) attend a meeting on a new Hudson River tunnel on Aug. 18, 2015. (credit: Handout)

Christie Talks Hudson River Rail Tunnel With State, Federal Transportation Officials

The meeting about the proposed Amtrak Gateway project at Sen. Cory Booker’s office in Newark included the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez.

08/18/2015

FILE - A woman rushes to catch the NJ Transit train from New York Penn Station to Trenton, NJ on May 13, 2015. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo To Transportation Secretary: Feds Need To Pay More For Hudson Rail Tunnel

In late July, commuters and travelers dealt with more than a week of canceled and delayed trains.

08/07/2015

Penn Station on May 18, 2015 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Feds Seek Meeting With Christie, Cuomo Over Hudson River Rail Tunnels

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sent a letter Monday to the two governors urging them to meet with him in the next two weeks to put together a strategy for building new crossings.

07/28/2015

E-Cigarette (ROBIN UTRECHT/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Rep. Frank Pallone: Ban E-Cigarettes On Flights

Rep. Frank Pallone has sent a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx urging him to finalize a rule officially banning the smoking devices on planes.

07/28/2015

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx  (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Speaking At NYU Forum

One issue to be discussed is the impact that transportation inequality has on income inequality.

07/21/2015

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Senators Ask Regulators For Nationwide Airbag Recall

Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts made the demand in a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, who oversees the NHTSA.

10/23/2014

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NY, NJ To Get $3.3B In Federal Funds For Sandy-Related Transit Improvements

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx said it’s the last big chunk of Sandy funds the federal Transportation Department has to dole out.

09/27/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 on May 13, 2014. (Photo by Tom Kaminski, WCBS Newsradio 880)

Obama Announces Infrastructure Plan During Tappan Zee Bridge Speech

President Barack Obama visited the Tappan Zee Bridge on Wednesday as he announced a series of measures aimed at improving the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.

05/14/2014

GM Safety VP Jeff Boyer (Photo Credit: General Motors)

GM Releases Video To Demonstrate Safety of Recalled Cars

One day after the Department of Transportation refused to order GM to pull recalled vehicles off the road, the auto company has released a video showing tests they’ve done on the recalled vehicles.

05/09/2014

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Conn. Lawmaker Wants To Impose Tolls On Interstates To Raise Infrastructure Revenues

The U.S. Department of Transportation secretary has said federal funds are nearly tapped out. Rep. Tony Guerrera said the gas tax alone is no longer enough to fund road repairs as car become more fuel efficient.

05/06/2014

The Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel is flooded after a tidal surge caused by Hurricane Sandy in Manhattan. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

MTA Gets $886 Million In Federal Sandy Aid

About $535 million of the funding will go toward repairs of three tunnels under the river badly damaged in the Oct. 2012 storm — the Montague, Steinway and Greenpoint.

01/24/2014

Rescue workers are seen at the wreckage of a commuter train that derailed on Dec 1, 2013 in the Bronx. (Photo TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

MTA Adds Undercover ‘Spotters’ After Derailment

The stepped-up effort comes two weeks after a deadly Metro-North train derailment.

12/13/2013

American Airlines planes on the tarmac (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

FCC Chairman: Cell Phone Calls On Planes Up To Each Airline

As one part of the federal government looks to remove restrictions on making phone calls from airplanes, another agency is apparently considering its own prohibition.

12/12/2013

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx (C) meets with Conn. officials, July 22, 2013. (credit: Twitter/Gov. Dannel Malloy)

New Federal Transportation Secretary Meets With Conn. Lawmakers

Secy. Anthony Foxx said investing in the nation’s transportation system is the greatest example of what one generation can do for the next.

07/22/2013