Federal officials are using the recent stimulus legislation to provide about $83 million worth of aid to 87 airports in Wisconsin, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elain Chao announced Tuesday.Read More »
President Donald Trump says he's signing a new executive order "streamlining" the federal permitting process to speed up the construction of transportation, water and other sorts of projects without harming the environment.Read More »
The Trump administration is looking to "unleash the potential" of private investors to boost the national transportation networks that underpin the U.S. economy, transportation secretary-designate Elaine Chao plans to tell lawmakers at her confirmation hearing Wednesday.
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Elaine Chao's record as secretary of labor suggests she'd have a light hand when it comes to safety regulation as head of the Transportation Department and would seek to shift responsibility from the federal government to states where possible.Read More »