Foxx Confirmed As New Transportation Secretary

The US Senate today confirmed Anthony Foxx as the next federal Secretary of Transportation, by a unanimous 100-0 vote. As chief of the US Department of Transportation, Foxx will oversee federal highway, transit, and bike/ped policymaking, funding, and construction.

Foxx previously served as the mayor of Charlotte, NC, where he championed transit issues. He replaces outgoing secretary Ray LaHood.

By | 2016-12-27T22:42:47+00:00 June 27, 2013|Categories: Events & Meetings, General Urbanism, History & Culture, Transportation|Comments Off on Foxx Confirmed As New Transportation Secretary