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LaHood Says Metro’s Silver Line Is a Model for Success

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says the Metro’s Silver Line construction to Dulles International Airport would be the model for future projects in the country, WTOP reports. Speaking at the 30th Anniversary celebration of the Washington Airports Task Force, LaHood said the Silver Line agreement and funding deal have been …

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FAA’s Facility Plans Still Incomplete

The Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Transportation issued a report on July 17 regarding the effects of the Federal Aviation Administration’s incomplete plans for consolidating en-route and terminal radar approach control facilities, fiercegovernment.com reports.. The project was initially targeted for completion in 2034. It also will …

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House Panel Moves Forward ‘Mini-bus’ Spending Bill

With overwhelming support, the House Appropriations Committee finally passed a spending bill Monday night to prevent a shutdown of federal funding of various government internal agencies and departments. Committee members agreed in a 38-1 vote to pass the “mini-bus” legislation which makes possible for continued funding of the departments of …

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Transportation Sec. Announces New Rules for Air Travelers

Air travelers involuntarily bumped from an overbooked flight will receive double the amount of money they are eligible for as compensation, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Wednesday. LaHood announced a series of passenger protections on his official blog. The new protections also include a requirement that airlines refund any fee …

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H. Giovanni Carnaroli

H. Giovanni Carnaroli serves as associate chief information officer for IT policy oversight at the Department of Transportation. He is responsible for leading a team in all areas of IT policy, investment management, Enterprise Architecture, and governance. He previously was program director for the IT Project and Portfolio Services in …

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Department of Transportation Makes New Regulation

On Tuesday, the Department of Transportation put a ban on texting while driving for commercial truck drivers and bus drivers – the first time a federal agency has taken action in this matter. The fine will be steep: up to $2,750. So far 19 states have banned texting while driving …

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