Secretary Of Transportation http://wunc.org en DOT Secretary And SELC Director Debate Bonner Bridge http://wunc.org/post/dot-secretary-and-selc-director-debate-bonner-bridge <p><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal;">The North Carolina Department of Transportation closed the Bonner Bridge last week, leaving Hatteras residents with few options for transportation to and from the mainland. In the wake of the closing, politicians have accused environmentalists of delaying construction of a replacement bridge. Activists say the blame is misplaced and the Department’s delays are at fault.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:36:12 +0000 Frank Stasio & Laura Lee 27137 at http://wunc.org DOT Secretary And SELC Director Debate Bonner Bridge Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx Begins Senate Confirmation Hearing http://wunc.org/post/charlotte-mayor-anthony-foxx-begins-senate-confirmation-hearing <p>Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx appeared today before a Senate committee as his confirmation hearing began this afternoon on Capitol Hill.&nbsp; <a href="/post/charlotte-mayor-nominated-transportation-post">President Obama nominated the two-term Charlotte mayor last month</a> to replace the retiring Ray LaHood as U.S. Secretary of Transportation.&nbsp; Senators will likely delve into his transit reforms in Charlotte during the hearing.&nbsp;</p><p>In his opening statement, Foxx told the committee a story about going to his first job at age 12 by taking the number six bus after school.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 20:37:26 +0000 Gurnal Scott 15810 at http://wunc.org Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx Begins Senate Confirmation Hearing