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2014-05-20 12:20:53

Meridiam names Ray LaHood as new Senior Advisor NEW YORK and PARIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridiam, the leading global investor and asset manager specializing in public and community infrastructure, announced today that former United States Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood will be a Senior Advisor to Meridiam North America and provide strategic guidance to the firm. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140520/89361 Secretary LaHood has over three decades of...

2014-02-19 12:22:06

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When commuters look at the Sun Trolley, they see safe, alternative transportation to single occupant vehicles. When Patricia Zeiler looks at it, she sees something that "makes a good city great." "Transportation excites me because it brings people together from many, many different communities. They meet in transit. They exchange ideas. It's the happening place," said Zeiler, Executive Director of the Downtown Fort Lauderdale...

2013-10-25 23:03:05

Bold predictions from former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood at last week’s Mobility Lab event “People First: the Future of Transportation in America.” Arlington, Virginia (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 In the next 25 years, America’s highway system will be replaced in large part by a crisscrossing network of passenger rail lines. The automobile will be replaced by the Google (driverless) car. Alternative modes of transportation such as biking and walking will be more...

2013-09-20 23:03:35

WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, presented Ray LaHood with the 2013 Navigator Award for his extraordinary efforts to attract, retain, and advance women in the transportation industry. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood accepted the 2013 WTS Navigator Award—the first ever awarded by WTS International--at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC, Tuesday night....

2013-08-29 23:18:21

The announcement that U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has placed Sarah Feinberg in his Chief of Staff position comes as great news to WTS International, the association for the advancement of women in transportation. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced that Sarah Feinberg will be joining the U.S. Department of Transportation as his Chief of Staff. “WTS International would like to congratulate Ms. Feinberg on her new...

2013-07-03 23:03:57

Before Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood was whisked off to the press room at the US Department of Transportation last Thursday, he took some time to address a group of visitors to the Department’s headquarters that are near and dear to his priorities over the four and a half years he has served: female high-school students with great potential to serve the transportation industry in the future, participants in WTS International's Transportation YOU DC Youth Summit. Washington, DC...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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