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WTS International creates Secretary Ray LaHood Award

WTS International, the association for the advancement of women in transportation, has announced that they are adding a sixth award to its roster of annual award opportunities that are recognized throughout the transportation industry: The WTS Secretary Ray LaHood Award, which will be awarded to a man each year.

U.S. HSR accelerates

The global high speed rail community, meeting in Philadelphia in July 2012, celebrated improving U.S. HSR prospects, ready to welcome the nation into the “true HSR” ranks. But more work lies ahead.

LaHood, in testimony, defends HSR

Ignoring or perhaps outright challenging Congress’ decision to eliminate U.S. high speed rail funding, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Tuesday vigorously defended the concept in testimony before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.