Tag Archives: Transportation Department

President Trump Nominates Derek Kan for OMB Deputy Director Post

Derek Kan

Derek Kan, executive associate director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), has received President Trump's nomination to serve as the agency's deputy director. His career includes experience with the Department of Transportation (DoT) where he served as undersecretary for policy and senior adviser, the White House said Wednesday.

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Four Lawmakers Express Opposition to FCC Approval of Ligado’s Application

The chairmen and ranking members of House and Senate Armed Services Committees have asked the Federal Communications Commission to retract its approval of Ligado Networks’ application saying the company’s proposal poses a threat to the country’s GPS capabilities, economy and national security.

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White House Seeks to Strengthen Critical Infrastructure Resilience With Executive Order on PNT Services

President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that would direct the federal government to help strengthen the resilience of the country’s critical infrastructure by promoting the responsible use of positioning, navigation and timing services.

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Transportation Dept Seeks Input for Planned PWD Tech Contest

The Department of Transportation seeks feedback on its planned search for technologies that would help disabled citizens access traditional and automated vehicles, Nextgov reported Monday. The Inclusive Design Challenge would aim to foster vehicle designs that allow persons with disabilities to better access transportation.

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DOT Seeks Industry Feedback to Bolster Emerging Transportation Tech Council

The Department of Transportation is requesting public input on how to bolster the capabilities of a newly-formed council tasked with supporting emerging transportation technologies.

DOT said Tuesday it released a request for comments to gather suggestions on topics, projects or issues the Non-Traditional and Emerging Transportation Council should consider to better respond to the growing needs of the public and industry. 

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