Anthony Renard Foxx (born April 30, 1971) is an American politician who has been United States Secretary of Transportation since 2013. He served as the Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, from 2009 to 2013. He was first elected to the Charlotte City Council in 2005, and he was elected as Mayor on November 3, 2009, winning 51.5% of the vote and defeating his City Council colleague, Republican John Lassiter. He won a second term on November 8, 2011, winning more than two-thirds of the vote…
For Anthony Foxx, fixing America’s roads and bridges isn’t just about rebuilding. It’s about addressing the racial and economic divisions long embedded in the nation’s infrastructure in places like Pittsburgh.
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins talks with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx during a boat tour of the Route 1A bridge construction site on the Piscataqua River between Portsmouth, N.H., and Kittery on Monday.
“I’d rather have resilience than almost any other quality.” Corner office interview w/ Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx @SecretaryFoxx Resilience, anti-fragility, growing stronger through challenges as a leadership attribute (à la Nassim Taleb @nntaleb) #foresight
To Get Ready for Self-Driving Cars, the Feds Change Their Ways
"EVEN A YEAR ago, the idea of autonomous cars roaming American streets seemed farfetched, and automakers were claiming to be focused on “stepping stone,” incremental technology. That has changed. Carmakers are deploying robots, and federal regulators in charge of how humans drive are finally catching up. Today, US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced guidelines that define a new approach to regulating—and encouraging—self-driving cars."
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Tuesday introduced new federal guidelines for the emerging highly automated vehicle industry -- including self-driving and semi-autonomous vehicles -- creating a framework that will help drive one of the most important new sectors in the national economy. Foxx joined by Mark Rosekind administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration outlined the framework that will form new federal regulations to govern how the self-driving…