Ray LaHood

Feds Order Shutdown Of D.C. Tour Bus CompanyThe U.S. Department of Transportation has ordered a Washington tour bus company to shut down after an investigation found that its vehicles and drivers are unsafe.
LaHood Supports D.C. Airports Head, Not BoardTransportation Secretary Ray LaHood says he has confidence in the head of Washington's airports authority, but not the board.
Federal Government To Crack Down On Distracted DrivingZeroing in on distracted driving. The nation's transportation chief calls it an epidemic that needs to be stopped. And it's not just texting he's worried about. It's all cell phone use behind the wheel.
No Final Deal On Metro Link To Dulles AirportA final deal hasn't been reached to move forward with the second phase of Metro's planned Silver Line expansion, which would link up with Dulles International Airport.
Airports Board Votes For Cheaper Station At Dulles AirportA regional airports board has reversed course and voted to build a money-saving above-ground Metrorail station at Dulles International Airport.
U.S. Lawmakers Push For No-Ride List For AmtrakTerrorist group al-Qaeda is calling on Muslims to avenge the death of Osama bin Laden. Those threats have some U.S. lawmakers pushing for tighter controls on potential terror targets -- like the rail system.
Maryland Gets Millions Of Dollars To Improve Rail ServiceFaster rides and less congestion. That's what the federal government is hoping $2 billion can buy as Maryland becomes a crucial part of a major project to upgrade our Amtrak line.
FAA To Make More Changes In Wake Of Sleeping Air Traffic ControllersThere's a big shake-up at the Federal Aviation Administration in the wake of air traffic controllers falling asleep while on duty. Now the chief who oversees the nation’s air traffic system has resigned.
States, Amtrak Vying For High-Speed Train MoneyTwenty-four states, the District of Columbia and Amtrak are vying for $2.4 billion in federal aid that became available when Florida's governor canceled a high-speed rail project in his state, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Wednesday.
O'Malley To Push White House Energy PlanGov. Martin O'Malley is helping pitch President Barack Obama's national energy plan.
FAA Reviewing Air Traffic Control SchedulesAn air traffic controller admits he was sleeping as two planes tried to land at nearby Reagan National airport. The FAA is now looking to make sweeping changes.
O'Malley To Hold Discussion On Chesapeake BayMaryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is holding a discussion on how Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts play a role in the economy.