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Drones for moviemaking win FAA approval

...to use drones for filming, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Thursday.Dozens of other industries are lined up to follow Hollywood's lead. Until...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-25/drones-moviemaking-win-faa
Quadcopters - not drones - flying off retail shelves

...want people who fly model aircraft for recreation to enjoy their hobby ? but to enjoy it safely," U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a news release.Operating standards outlined in the notice include flying quad or octocopters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-07/quadcopters-not-drones-flyin
Georgia highways unaffected by federal funding shortfall

...usual," Dale said. "We have funds to prop up those projects until federally funding flows again."U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx warned states last week they will see a 28 percent decrease in their infrastructure funding, possibly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-07/georgia-highways-unaffected-f
Government says airlines should disclose bag, seat fees

...have turned down a $250 ticket with no baggage fee but the customer was never able to make that choice," Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in an interview.But adopting the changes would be the wrong choice, said a trade association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-21/government-says-airlines-s
FAA plan to lower building height limits near airports draws fire

...downtown Washington, would require the FAA to conduct a formal rulemaking. In a letter earlier this year to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Moran and three other lawmakers expressed concern that the proposal would have a "detrimental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-26/faa-plan-lower-building-he
Interstate work continues in Columbia while some areas reopen

...northwest of Columbia were opening Thursday morning. The westbound lanes were set to open Friday morning. Transportation Secretary Janet Oakley says the project is opening after just 21 months of construction. It had been expected to take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-26/interstate-work-set-columbia
Georgia makes plan to move forward on road projects

...improving schedule of debt payments ? to facilitate major transportation projects," Deal said in a statement.Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has said the federal Highway Trust Fund is expected to run dry by late August and that transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-15/georgia-makes-plan-move-forwa
With Congress unable to decide how to pay for transportation aid, highway projects may suffer

DAYTON, Ohio - On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: The government's Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke. If allowed to run dry, that could set back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-15/congress-unable-decide-how
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to travel with Vice President Joe Biden, seek funds for port expansion

...after the expansion.In addition to Biden, Reed will travel to Panama with Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and the mayors of Baltimore and Philadelphia.Georgia officials have already committed $231 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-16/atlanta-mayor-kasim-reed-trav
Seat belts on commercial buses still stymied 45 years after recommendations

...severity of injuries in a rollover crash near Mexican Hat, Utah, which killed nine skiers and injured 43. Then-Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood promised the department would act to improve motorcoach safety, including requiring seat belts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-12/seat-belts-commercial-buses-still-s