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2013-05-08 16:20:15

FTA Administrator Rogoff keynotes Mineta Transportation Institute event June 1 in Philadelphia SAN JOSE, Calif., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently gave a "D" grade to U.S. road and transit infrastructure.* Why is our nation now falling behind in world rankings? This issue will be examined during an opening day workshop at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Rail Conference in Philadelphia. The June 1...

2013-04-24 12:20:50

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood addressed students. Mineta Transportation Institute sponsored the event. SAN JOSE, Calif., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Juan Crespi Middle School of El Sobrante CA has won the 13(th) annual Garrett Morgan Competition for Sustainable Transportation. The team was sponsored by Caltrans District 4 in Oakland CA. Second and third places went to teams from St. John the Baptist School of Costa Mesa CA. They were sponsored by Orange County...

2013-02-05 20:20:18

Mineta National Transit Research Consortium (MNTRC) is grateful for his dedication SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood announces his retirement, US Secretary of Transportation (ret.) Norman Y. Mineta and Rod Diridon, executive director of the nine-university Mineta National Transit Research Consortium (MNTRC), expressed admiration for the Secretary's accomplishments. Secretary Mineta, who founded the Mineta Transportation...

2012-04-23 06:22:33

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dick Cheney, Former Vice President of the United States during the 2001 - 2009 George W. Bush administration, spoke to a group of 425 students from nearly 200 universities interning in the nation's capital today. The students, enrolled in The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars program, listened to Cheney share his first experience in Washington, D.C. as an intern for Wisconsin Congressman William A. Steiger and...

2011-12-30 05:00:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- L & L Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: LLEN) ("L&L" or the "Company"), a U.S.-based company since 1995 with coal mining and distribution businesses in southwest China, announced today Edmund Moy, current Vice President of Corporate Infrastructure and former 38th Director of the United States Mint, was nominated and unanimously elected to the Company's Board of Directors. He will serve concurrently as VP of Corporate Infrastructure and a...

2011-11-16 14:55:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Secretary Norman Mineta, former U.S. Secretary of Transportation and former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, issued the following statement in response to the Administration's announcement of its CAFE standards requiring cars and light trucks to achieve a combined 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025: "I applaud the Administration for today's announcement. This aggressive fuel economy target is exactly what the country needs to lower our...

2011-11-07 13:02:00

Former Transportation and Commerce Secretary to Discuss Importance of Diverse Automotive Technologies Solutions to Boost Fuel Efficiency WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Transportation and Commerce Secretary Norman Mineta is urging U.S. policymakers to employ technology neutral policies as they begin to implement new CAFE regulations announced by President Obama. Secretary Mineta is advocating the use of a wide range of technologies and innovations in...

2011-09-08 11:11:00

Reflects on unprecedented decision to ground aircraft nationwide on TxDOT podcast AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 11, 2001, then-U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta faced one of the toughest decisions of his career -- ordering the grounding of all domestic air traffic for the first time in United States history following deadly attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. On a special edition of the TxDOT Podcast commemorating the 10th...

2011-09-08 09:35:00

Garvey First Woman Recipient of Top Air Traffic Control Award ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) is proud to announce Jane Garvey as its 2011 Glen A. Gilbert Memorial Award winner. With 28 years of experience in aviation and transportation, Garvey - a former Administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration (1997 - 2002) - is currently the chairman of Meridiam Infrastructure North America. ATCA will celebrate Garvey and...

2010-08-27 05:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- L & L Energy, Inc., (Nasdaq: LLEN) ("L&L" or the "Company"), a U.S.-based company operating coal businesses in China, announced today that former U.S. Transportation Secretary and Commerce Secretary Norman Y. Mineta has been appointed Vice-Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. In addition to his Vice-Chair responsibilities, Mr. Mineta will also chair the Company's Nominations Committee. Mr. Mineta is a recipient of the Presidential...