MadameNoire - Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx Confirmed as New Transportation Secretary

Written by Ann Brown, Madame Noire

Cross-posted on Madame Noire. Read original post here.

...The government is also in the midst of replacing the nation’s air traffic control system, shifting to a system based on satellite technology instead of the current radar technology.  These are just some of the problems waiting for Foxx.  But most are optimistic about his confirmation, including anti-poverty/environmental  organization Green For All, which was founded by another for Obama appointment (albeit a controversial one), Van Jones who was Special Advisor for Green Jobs. 

“We are pleased to see Anthony Foxx take the reigns of this important agency. As mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, Secretary Foxx has worked to promote eco-friendly hybrid buses and community transit projects, including light rail and streetcar networks. Foxx has experienced first-hand how the right kind of transportation can help create healthy, thriving communities,” said Green For All CEO Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins in a press statement...

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