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Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Steps Down

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Steps Down

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, the one who oversaw key auto regulations and supported the funding for Detroit’s M-1 light rail project, is stepping down after four years. “I love this job. It’s the best job I’ve ever had in government, in public service,” said LaHood. “It’s time for me to […]

Ray LaHood steps down as U.S. secretary of transportation

Ray LaHood steps down as U.S. secretary of transportation

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced he is stepping down. 67-year-old LaHood, one of two Republicans to serve in President Barack Obama’s Cabinet, announced his plan in a meeting with top staff members at the Transportation Department’s headquarters in Washington. LaHood said he’ll stay for a few months until a […]

Rearview Camera Law to Boost Vehicle Price by $200

Rearview Camera Law to Boost Vehicle Price by $200

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood wants to convince White House officials to finalize the regulation regarding the rearview cameras in all vehicles. In February 2012, Ray LaHood set a new deadline, of December 31st, for his proposed regulations aimed at helping drivers travel more safely by eliminating blind zones behind vehicles […]

Ray LaHood: China outpaces the United States in building major transportation infrastructure

Ray LaHood: China outpaces the United States in building major transportation infrastructure

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Saturday that China outpaces the United States in building major transportation infrastructure like high-speed rail because of its authoritarian system and because the Chinese don’t have the Republican Party holding up progress. LaHood blamed Republicans in Congress for the relative lack of progress in […]

$826 Million Offered by USDOT to Modernize Transit Buses

$826 Million Offered by USDOT to Modernize Transit Buses

The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has already begun to follow President Barrack Obama’s call for investing in an America that’s built to last, by allocating $826.5 million to repair and modernize the transit vehicles and facilities around the country. US Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood declared that America […]

NHTSA has announced the 2012 vehicle crash test list

NHTSA has announced the 2012 vehicle crash test list

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has just announced the lineup of 2012 model year passenger vehicles which will be tested as part of the 5-star safety ratings program. The 2012 model year vehicles crash test list includes a total of 74 vehicles, out of which 42 are passenger cars, […]