• Photo of train carrying Bakken crude oil in North Phildelphia

    DOT Proposes Rulemaking for Safe Rail Transportation of Flammable Materials

    New data on Bakken crude supports increased safety measures.

  • Photo of entrance to DOT headquarters

    Secretary Foxx, 11 former DOT Secretaries urge long-term transportation measure

    Open letter to Congress says stopgap is not a fix, encourages "larger and longer-term investment."

  • Map of East End Crossing, part of the Ohio River Bridges project

    DOT launches Build America Transportation Investment Center

    New, one-stop site a key element of Obama Administration's Build America Investment Initiative

  • Chart depicting end-of-month balances for the Highway Account of the Highway Trust Fund as of 5-30-2014

    Secretary Foxx sends letter to State DOTS as Highway Account nears insolvency

    Letters to state transportation departments and transit agencies outline steps DOT will soon be forced to take to manage the impending insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund.

  • Photo of the 2014 Kings Point hat-toss

    U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Celebrates 78th Commencement

    Hats off to the 225 graduating Kings Pointers!