Feds Seek Meeting With Christie, Cuomo Over Hudson River Rail TunnelsTransportation 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.
NJ Rep. Frank Pallone: Ban E-Cigarettes On FlightsRep. 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.
US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Speaking At NYU ForumOne issue to be discussed is the impact that transportation inequality has on income inequality.
Senators Ask Regulators For Nationwide Airbag RecallDemocratic 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.
NY, NJ To Get $3.3B In Federal Funds For Sandy-Related Transit ImprovementsSecretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx said it's the last big chunk of Sandy funds the federal Transportation Department has to dole out.
Obama Announces Infrastructure Plan During Tappan Zee Bridge SpeechPresident Barack Obama visited the Tappan Zee Bridge on Wednesday as he announced a series of measures aimed at improving the nation's crumbling infrastructure.
GM Releases Video To Demonstrate Safety of Recalled CarsOne 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.
Conn. Lawmaker Wants To Impose Tolls On Interstates To Raise Infrastructure RevenuesThe 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.
MTA Gets $886 Million In Federal Sandy AidAbout $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.
MTA Adds Undercover 'Spotters' After DerailmentThe stepped-up effort comes two weeks after a deadly Metro-North train derailment.
FCC Chairman: Cell Phone Calls On Planes Up To Each AirlineAs one part of the federal government looks to remove restrictions on making phone calls from airplanes, another agency is apparently considering its own prohibition.