Tag: Anthony Foxx

NHTSA: drunk driving down; drugged driving on the rise

NHTSA: drunk driving down; drugged driving on the rise

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Drunk driving is on the decline, but that doesn’t necessarily mean traffic is safer: While drunk driving campaigns have been particularly effective in recent years, prescription drug and marijuana use is emerging more and more on our country’s roads, according to two new studies from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). First, the positive […]

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USDOT’s grim report on transportation in 2045

USDOT’s grim report on transportation in 2045

| February 6, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation paints a depressing picture of America’s future transportation landscape in a recent report, Beyond Traffic, Trends and Choices: 2045. The report is part of a larger Beyond Traffic initiative launched by U.S. transportation secretary Anthony Foxx and Google CEO Eric Schmidt. Some of the low-lights? As The Stack puts it, we can […]

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How Amtrak is conquering the East Coast

How Amtrak is conquering the East Coast

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

‘Tis the season for travel. With the trifecta of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve, Americans are busy shuttling between the country’s major cities to visit friends and family — and trying to save time in the doing. Some interesting research from the University Transportation Research Center at CCNY show that train travel is outpacing […]

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