Obama to Appoint Anthony R. Foxx, the Mayor of Charlotte, to be the Next Transportation Secretary

April 29, 2013 by  
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Five months after re-election, President Obama is finally filling out his second term cabinet appointments. White House officials say that the president is planning to nominate Anthony R. Foxx, the mayor of Charlotte, N.C., to be the next Secretary of Transportation, replacing Ray LaHood , who will be stepping down as soon as the next appointee is confirmed by the Senate. Read the rest of Obama to Appoint Anthony R. Foxx, the Mayor of Charlotte, to be the Next Transportation Secretary Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: anthony r. foxx , barack obama second term cabinet , light rail , mayor of charlotte , nominating anthony r. foxx , nomination of next transportation secretary , ray lahood , streetcars , sustainable transportation , transportation secretary        

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Venezuelan Eco Cabanas Light Up with Recycled Glass Walls

April 29, 2013 by  
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Cycling Advocates Convene for National Bike Summit in Washington, DC

March 23, 2012 by  
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Cycling advocates from across the country are convening in Washington, DC this week to discuss the future of cycling in America, and to voice their support for national cycling and pedestrian programs. Two years ago, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood made an immediate impression on cycling advocates when he climbed up on a table at the 2010 National Bike Summit and commended them for their hard work. LaHood hasn’t jumped on any tables at this year’s summit, but he conveyed a similar sense of urgency when addressing the record crowd at the annual event in the nation’s capital. Read the rest of Cycling Advocates Convene for National Bike Summit in Washington, DC Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bicycling , bike lanes , bikes , biking , green transportation , house transportation bill , pedestrians , ray lahood , senate transportation bill , transportation bill , urban cycling

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House Panel Considers Privatizing Rail

March 11, 2011 by  
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After a third Republican governor said no to federal high-speed rail money citing potential cost overruns, a House committee is looking into building railways without federal involvement.

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Branch: A Cool New LED Garden Light Styled to Look Like a Twig

March 11, 2011 by  
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We’re big fans of all of the futuristic new LED lights that have been popping up, but sometimes their shiny, modern looks distract from an outdoor space’s natural beauty. That’s why we were delighted when Modular Lighting Instruments introduced us to Branch

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