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  United States Secretary of Transportation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Secretary of Transportation is the head of the United States Department of Transportation.
The Secretary is a member of the President's Cabinet.
The current Secretary is Norman Mineta, the only Democrat in the cabinet of President George W. Bush.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Secretary_of_Transportation   (88 words)

 United States Department of Transportation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) is a Cabinet department of the United States government concerned with transport.
It was established by an act of Congress on October 15, 1966 and began operation on April 1, 1967.
It is administered by the United States Secretary of Transportation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Department_of_Transportation   (293 words)

 Case Law:  South Dakota v. Adams (Secretary's motion for summary judgment granted.)
On July 11, 1977, the Secretary notified the State of his preliminary determination that the State had not complied with the Act and that ten percent of the State's highway funds for fiscal 1978 and succeeding years would be reserved pending final determination of whether the funds would be withheld.
Congress has stated that its reasons for seeking State regulation of billboards were to protect the public interest in the highways, and promote the scenic and recreational value of the highways, and promote safety on the highways.
The State contends that the fact that the Secretary has power to make both the initial and final decision and the fact that the Secretary is the official with supervisory powers over the Federal Highway Administration, which was the agency seeking enforcement, constitutes a violation of due process.
www.scenicflorida.org /law/bbcasesdvadamssumjudg.html   (5187 words)

 Case Law:  South Dakota v. Adams (Determination affirmed; Secretary's motion granted.)
The State seeks to overturn the Secretary's final determination and order of November 9, 1978, because the order and determination is alleged to be arbitrary and capricious and to be based on a record not containing substantial evidence to justify it.
The State contends that the absence of an agreement is due to the refusal of the Secretary or his delegate to negotiate with the State.
State law, as it stood until March 13, 1979, would not place any restriction on the areas in which outdoor advertising could be erected, provided the local board of county commissioners agreed that all areas within the county should be open to such advertising.
www.scenicflorida.org /law/bbcasesdvadamsdeterm.html   (7339 words)

 Exchange of notes between the government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America to supersede the ...
The Minister of Transport of Canada and the Secretary of Transportation of the United States of America have agreed to recommend to their respective Governments the following Memorandum of Arrangements concerning Great Lakes Pilotage to replace the existing Memorandum.
The Secretary and the Minister will establish and maintain, or cause to be established and maintained, facilities for the dispatching of pilots and for related services, including pilot boats.
A vessel leaving a United States port bound for a Canadian port within the District will be served by a United States pilot to the Detroit Pilot Boat and by a Canadian pilot from there, except that no change will be made for a vessel bound for Windsor from a United States port.
www.lexum.umontreal.ca /ca_us/en/cts.1979.10.en.html   (2356 words)

 28-7908 - Rules   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The public policy of this state to protect the safety and welfare of the traveling public.
The terms of the agreement with the United States secretary of transportation pursuant to section 28-7907.
The national standards, criteria and regulations promulgated by the United States secretary of transportation pursuant to 23 United States Code section 131.
www.azleg.state.az.us /ars/28/07908.htm   (135 words)

 United States Department of Transportation: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
United States Department of Transportation: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
The United States Department of Transportation is a Cabinet department of the United States government concerned with transport.
In January 2003, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the United States Coast Guard (USCG) moved to the United States Department of Homeland Security.
encyclopedian.com /un/United-States-Department-of-Transportation.html   (269 words)

 2025 Visioning Session-Silicon Valley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
United States Secretary of Transportation Rodney E. Slater, as part of his annual transportation tour for 2000, took part in a round table discussion regarding the transportation needs of the Silicon Valley.
Secretary, that this culture change idea, which I wholeheartedly agree with, can be done, and is done, on a limited basis despite the incredible pressure for us to value automobiles more than our children.
And we have enormous discretion there, as exemplified by where the Secretary was earlier this week on the Alameda Corridor—there we used a $400 million loan guarantee to leverage a $2.5 billion project, which is basically funded by a bonded $30 tax on containers in the future to generate net value in the present.
transweb.sjsu.edu /Visioning.html   (11524 words)

 Congestion in the United States Transportation System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In the two decades since airline deregulation, air travel has become an essential form of transportation for much of the nation.
In February 2001, the Department of Transportation’s Inspector General (IG) released a final report mandated by AIR 21 that details the level of success the airlines have had in meeting each of the 12 commitments.
Rail transportation, both freight and passenger, is often mentioned as a way to relieve congestion on the highways and in the aviation system.
www.house.gov /transportation/fullchearings/04-04-01/04-04-01memo.html   (3970 words)

 EV World: Secretary Rodney Slater's RealAudio Address at NAEVI'99
United States Secretary of Transportation Rodney Slater attended the last day of the North American Electric Vehicle & Infrastructure Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.
He also was in Atlanta to present the Southern Coalition for Advanced Transportation with a federal matching funds totaling US$2.7 million to help fund five different programs designed to foster the development of cleaner transportation technologies in the region.
Behind the Secretary is Joe Ferguson, chairman of AVS and Ken Winters of PEI Electronics.
www.evworld.com /archives/conferences/naevi99/slater.html   (204 words)

 Passed House Resolution
Whereas, Secretary Slater was born on February 23, 1955, in Marianna, Arkansas;
Whereas, Secretary Slater's feelings regarding his job and his duty to the citizens of our great nation can best be summed up in his own words - "I believe that transportation is about more than concrete, asphalt, and steel.
That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to Secretary of Transportation Rodney E. Slater; his wife, Cassandra; and their daughter, Bridgette Josette.
www.in.gov /legislative/bills/1999/HRESP/HC0067.html   (563 words)

 FHWA Reauthorization of TEA-21
The Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) was enacted August 10, 2005, as Public Law 109-59.
This site was designed to be a source of information during the reauthorization of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), which expired on September 30, 2003.
TEA-21 was enacted on June 9, 1998, P.L. 105-178, and authorizes the Federal surface transportation programs for highways, highway safety, and transit for the 6-year period from 1998-2003.
www.fhwa.dot.gov /reauthorization   (97 words)

 America needs intelligent highways - 10/7/1996 - Design News - CA151174
Changes in our transportation system have always originated from improvements in technology, such as the change from the horse and buggy to the car.
There are roles for the federal, state, and local governments, in addition to the private sector, in ensuring that this continues.
In the next decade, our goal is to implement ITI across the United States to save time and lives, and improve the quality of life.
www.designnews.com /article/CA151174.html   (1104 words)

 Untitled   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The removal of all restrictions on international air services operated by New Zealand airlines to, from and beyond the United States will assist in maximising the profile of New Zealand in that market.
This provides for United States airlines to operate dedicated cargo services between New Zealand and any other market which accepts a United States airline operating in such a manner, and for New Zealand airlines to do likewise between the United States and other markets.
It is a very positive development in the overall New Zealand/United States relationship, and reflects our shared interest in enhancing trade and economic relations,'' Mrs Shipley concluded.
www.executive.govt.nz /speech.cfm?speechralph=28389&SR=0   (452 words)

 Department of Energy - Homepage
Secretary Bodman travels to Michigan and Illinois to discuss the American Competitiveness and Advanced Energy Initiatives.
Secretary Bodman Highlights Advanced Energy Initiative in Peoria, IL more>
Programming your thermostat from 72 degrees to 65 degrees for eight hours a day while no one is home, or while everyone is tucked in bed, can cut your heating bill up to 10 percent, paying for the cost of a basic unit in less than a year.
www.energy.gov   (472 words)

 ACTS OF THE 1999-2000 VERMONT LEGISLATURE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Whereas, the United States Department of Transportation recently recognized the very special significance of U.S. Route 2 as a primary transportation link when the highway was designated as part of the newly established National Highway System, and
Resolved: That the Secretary grant priority status to the development of this international trade corridor because of its centrality to the region's domestic and international commerce, and be it further
Resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to send a copy of this resolution to the United States Secretary of Transportation, Rodney E. Slater, and to the governors and members of the Congressional Delegations of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
www.leg.state.vt.us /docs/2000/acts/ACTR092.HTM   (386 words)

 Minnesota Statutes 2005, 299J.04
The rules adopted under clause (4) must treat separately and distinguish between hazardous liquid and gas pipelines and must be compatible with federal laws and regulations.
The commissioner shall establish and submit to the United States Secretary of Transportation an inspection program that complies with requirements for delegated interstate agent inspection authority.
(4) file reports with the United States Secretary of Transportation as required to maintain the delegated inspection authority.
www.revisor.leg.state.mn.us /stats/299J/04.html   (294 words)

 DHS | Department of Homeland Security | DHS Home Page
April 6, 2006 – President Bush has announced his intent to nominate R. David Paulison as Under Secretary for Federal Emergency Management at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Secretary Michael Chertoff also announced the appointment of Vice Admiral Harvey E. Johnson, Jr., as deputy director and chief operating officer of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
April 5, 2006 - Officials from the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, Department of Labor, Department of State and other agencies announced the creation of task forces in 10 major U.S. cities to combat the growing problems of document fraud and immigration benefits fraud.
www.dhs.gov   (384 words)

 Former US Transportation Secretary and Chief of Staff for President George H.W. Bush to Join Greenberg Traurig
Skinner will counsel clients in the areas of complex litigation, government, transportation and corporate governance, bringing the firm’s clients significant value in Washington, D.C., while at the same time providing important senior level guidance in the firm’s Chicago office.
Skinner is one of the few career prosecutors ever to be appointed as United States Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois, one of the Department of Justice's largest and most respected field offices.
Skinner brings the number of former United States Attorneys in the firm to three, in addition to a large group of former Assistant United States Attorneys.
www.gtlaw.com /pub/pr/2004/skinners04a.htm   (523 words)

 United States Department of the Treasury - Home
United States Department of the Treasury - Home
U.S. Treasury Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy Mark Warshawsky held a media briefing yesterday to review economic indicators from the month of March as well as discuss the state of the U.S. Economy in general.
Warshawsky called the March employment report — which showed the creation of 211,000 jobs last month and put the unemployment rate at a low 4.7 percent — "further...
www.ustreas.gov   (141 words)

 Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The United States Marshals Service has seized about 31,800 pounds of crab meat at American President Lines Ltd....
C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc is implementing a data warehouse system from Teradata, a division of NCR Corp, to enhance operations of the firm's procurement and retail units....
Stevens Transport has successfully completed the first year of its long-term plan to outfit its entire fleet with the OPS-1 on-board oil refiner system....
refrigeratedtrans.com /mag/transportation_retired_coast_guard/index....   (639 words)

 U.S. Department of Transportation
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Transportation Solutions for An Aging Society: An Officially Designated Event for the White House Conference on Aging
SAFETEA - Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act of 2003
www.dot.gov /index.cfm   (77 words)

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 Computer-Security-News.com - Former Director of United States Transportation Command and Central Command Joins ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Brigadier General Steve Kelley, former Director of United States Transportation Command and Central Command COM, has been named to the Advisory Board for CyberShield Networks, the world leader in Intrusion Prevention and Deception Management with Next Generation Proactive Security Technologies.
As Director, he was responsible for all operations of C4 systems supporting these global warfighting commands, defining and justifying future requirements, programming and execution of all C4S funding, and interfacing with the Joint Staff, the DOD staff, and other DOD agencies.
His other assignments included responsibilities for presidential travel communications to Air Force One, direct daily communications support of the Secretary of Defense, the Chairman, JCS and their immediate staffs as well as wartime secure communications between the president and the nuclear forces.
www.computer-security-news.com /artman/publish/advisory-9157.shtml   (967 words)

 DOT Briefing Room
Transportation Secretary Mineta Discusses Best Practices in Safety and Security with ABF® Officials
BTS Releases North American Surface Trade Numbers for January: January Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico Rose 16.9 Percent from January 2005 (State Rankings in Tables 5 and 7) (03/28/06)
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta Unveils New Commuter Rail Safety System That Is Being Tested, May Make Millions of Train Riders Safer During a Crash (03/23/06)
www.dot.gov /affairs/briefing.htm   (515 words)

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