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Ray LaHood: New approach needed to repair America's crumbling infrastructure

Bridges and roads around the United States are crumbling after decades of wear and tear, and a new strategy is needed to replenish the funds for improvement, former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says.

Monday - 11/24/2014, 09:29am EST

Tags: Ray LaHood, infrastructure, roads, bridges, Sarah Beth Hensley


LaHood: GM recall the result of corporate silence

General Motors is moving forward with its recall of faulty ignition switches. But amid numerous investigations and following days of congressional testimony, many are still wondering how GM could have kept the problem hidden for a decade.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 05:03am EDT

Tags: Ray LaHood, John Aaron, general motors

Millions of used cars have unresolved recall issues

Millions of cars with safety issues are on the road, and even up for sale.

Friday - 04/04/2014, 12:41pm EDT

Tags: recalls, used cars, CARFAX, John Aaron, Christopher Basso, Ray LaHood

Airlines join fight against human trafficking

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a new partnership with airlines to train airline workers to recognize the signs of human trafficking.

Thursday - 06/06/2013, 02:40pm EDT

Tags: human trafficking, Ray LaHood, U.S. Department of Transportation, airline industry, John Aaron

Fatal air crash decline presents safety challenge

Friday - 10/19/2012, 11:14am EDT

Tags: Ray LaHood

LaHood trusts Virginia on Express Lanes

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says he trusts Virginia's transportation leaders are making the right move with the soon-to-open Beltway Express Lanes.

Tuesday - 09/18/2012, 05:23am EDT

Tags: express lanes, Adam Tuss, Ray LaHood

Volunteer drivers to test next-gen smart cars

Michigan drivers will test 3,000 smart cars, buses and trucks that can talk to one another as part of a yearlong study to gauge whether the technology reduces injuries and fatalities.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 12:23pm EDT

Tags: transportation, University of Michigan, Ray LaHood, Smart Car, WiFi, technology, Department of Transportation


LaHood calls Metro's Silver Line model for the country

Like the Panama Canal and other influential projects in history, the Silver Line is a model for big success.

Monday - 08/13/2012, 05:53pm EDT

Tags: Silver Line, Dulles, Metro, Ray LaHood, Panama Canal


LaHood: DOT bus crackdown 'is just the beginning'

After a year-long investigation, the department's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has shut down three primary companies that oversaw a broad network of buses. One ticket seller, nine active bus companies and 13 companies already ordered to cease operation were also a part of the operation, according to an agency release.

Thursday - 05/31/2012, 01:03pm EDT

Tags: Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Ray LaHood


LaHood vows to stand behind the Dulles Rail Project

Planning for the Silver Line is on the right track, says U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 06:28pm EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, Silver Line, Dulles rail project, Ray LaHood, Sean Connaughton

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