U.S. Transportation Secretary

Senate Panel Backs Penny Pritzker's Cabinet NominationPenny Pritzker’s nomination to be the next Commerce Secretary advanced to the full Senate on Monday, following the unanimous approval of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
LaHood, Schock Spar Over Prospects For High-Speed RailWant to know if high-speed rail plays in Peoria? It depends on which Peorian you ask.
Englewood Railroad Flyover Project To Create 1,500 Local JobsThe Chicago economy is getting a bit of good news Monday morning, as the huge Englewood Flyover railroad project stands to bring hundreds of jobs.
Emanuel To Give Plans To U.S. Transport SecretaryDuring a visit to Chicago, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood offered no federal commitments to help rebuild or expand the region's deteriorating transit system.