President-Elect Donald Trump has nominated Elaine Chao, the Secretary of Labor under George W. Bush and the spouse of current Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, for the Secretary of Transportation position, multiple news sources confirm. Considering the work her predecessor did on both America’s roads and the…
It’s no secret that US cities need better transportation systems. The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) and Sidewalk Labs think they have an answer: A new platform that will collect and analyze transportation data using sensors similar to the LinkNYC kiosks that recently started operating in New York City.
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Ray LaHood announced this week that he won't continue on as the U.S. Secretary of Transportation for President Obama's second term, taking the most aggressive campaign against distracted driving ever put forth by the government with him as he departs.