Trump’s long-promised $1 trillion investment in America’s infrastructure turned out to be stealth privatization after all. His budget proposal, released on Tuesday, would cut existing.. Huffington Post
Caltrain will receive the $647 million in federal funding it needs to help electrify and modernize the Peninsula’s commuter railroad, federal transportation officials announced Monday. A spokeswoman.. SFGate
President Donald J. Trump meets with his almost full cabinet for the first time. Listen in to the remarks. Here is a transcript: THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody. I’m proud to welcome everyone to our.. Source: Celebrity Wire Studio -
The latest airline ban on allowing passengers to bring laptops on flights has forced The European Union to demand that urgent talks begin with the United States to create an extension to some European.. Source: Wochit News -
May.03 -- Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao sat down with Bloomberg's Jason Kelly at the Milken Conference to discuss infrastructure and the future of autonomous cars and drones. Source: Bloomberg Politics -
On Monday the U.S. Transportation Department announced that it has granted preliminary approval to the city of St. Louis to explore the possibility of placing its airport under private management... Source: Wochit Headline News -
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Donald Trump’s legal team ran into trouble in court again Monday over the.. Huffington Post
CEO Rob Slimp joins Elaine Chao and other infrastructure leaders for kick-off event at U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) May 15, 2017
As the fifth annual Infrastructure Week, May.. PRWeb
WASHINGTON (AP) — Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao says President Donald Trump’s plan to rebuild America’s infrastructure will be released in a few weeks, and it will include $200 billion in.. Seattle Times
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) says President Donald Trump and his administration ought to include direct federal spending in their forthcoming $1 trillion infrastructure plan, rather than rely on tax.. Huffington Post
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A Metro train pulls into a station in Washington, D.C.
Fires in Washington’s Metrorail system are so frequent and predictable (invariably involving the Red Line, the.. The American Prospect
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In The Art of the Deal, Donald Trump wrote about perhaps his first deal ever, made with his younger.. The American Prospect
California’s senior senator said she’s been pressuring Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao as well as 14 Republicans in Congress who signed a letter to Chao opposing the funding asked 400 members.. SFGate
NEWARK, N.J. (Reuters) - To preserve federal funding for critical rail projects, New Jersey and New York senators on Wednesday asked U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to examine firsthand the.. Reuters
Stocks started the morning off in the red and never cracked into the green.
All major indices finished down.
First up, the scoreboard:
· *Dow:* 20,585.69, -65.61, (-0.32%)
· *S&P 500:*.. Business Insider
Rahm Emanuel has a message for Donald Trump: tax incentives alone cannot fix the nation’s crumbling infrastructure system. Instead, hard federal dollars from Washington are what’s needed, the.. Huffington Post
New Jersey governor Chris Christie is reaching out to the Trump administration for help to prevent future incidents like the one this week in which a United Airlines passenger was violently removed.. Business Insider
In a letter to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Christie said that a federal regulation allows airlines to remove passengers from overbooked flights and Chao can take action to immediately suspend.. philly.com
As Uber's problems have escalated, it's been easy to forget that CEO Travis Kalanick's role on President Donald Trump's business advisory council was the problem that first prompted people to.. Mashable
The White House said Thursday that President Donald Trump plans to nominate a Lyft executive as under secretary of transportation for policy. Derek Kan is general manager for San Francisco-based ride.. VOA News