Ray LaHood http://www.kunc.org en Advocates Honor LaHood's Time At Transportation Department http://www.kunc.org/post/transportation-advocates-enthusiastic-about-lahoods-successor As outgoing Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood prepares to hand off the baton to President Obama's nominee, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx, Morning Edition reflects on Lahood's legacy. What have he and the president accomplished? What's still to be done? Tue, 30 Apr 2013 09:01:00 +0000 43618 at http://www.kunc.org FAA Will Delay Closure Of 149 Air Traffic Control Towers Until June http://www.kunc.org/post/faa-will-delay-closure-149-air-traffic-control-towers-until-june The Federal Aviation Administration has decided to delay the closing of 149 airport control towers until mid-June.<p>The Obama administration said it needed to cut funding for the towers — mostly in small communities — because of $637 million in budget cuts mandated by law.<p>"This additional time will allow the agency to attempt to resolve multiple legal challenges to the closure decisions," the FAA said in a statement. Fri, 05 Apr 2013 18:56:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 42514 at http://www.kunc.org Funding Announced For Rocky Mountain Greenway http://www.kunc.org/post/funding-announced-rocky-mountain-greenway <p>Colorado will receive some $1.7 million to help cover the cost of a new seven mile trail link of the Rocky Mountain Greenway and improve access to Rocky Mountain National Park and Chimney Rock National Monument. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Emily Boyer 40374 at http://www.kunc.org Funding Announced For Rocky Mountain Greenway Kerry Gets Committee's Backing For State; LaHood Leaving Transportation http://www.kunc.org/post/kerry-gets-committees-backing-state-lahood-leaving-transportation No big surprises in these bits of news about President Obama's cabinet:<p>-- The Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as expected, this morning approved the nomination of Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., to be the next secretary of state. Kerry, the committee's chairman, is set to replace Secretary Hillary Clinton after he gets the approval of the full Senate, which also is expected.<p>-- Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, the White House confirms, is leaving his post. LaHood, a former congressman from Illinois, is a Republican who agreed to cross party lines to work with the Democratic president. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 15:34:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 39433 at http://www.kunc.org Kerry Gets Committee's Backing For State; LaHood Leaving Transportation Transportation Secretary: Duration Of Dreamliner Review Is Unknown http://www.kunc.org/post/transportation-secretary-duration-dreamliner-review-unknown If you were dreaming of flying soon in a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, you have to wake up: Federal Aviation Administration isn't rushing its review of the grounded aircraft.<p>"We need to get to the bottom of the recent issues with the batteries in the 787 and ensure their safety before these aircraft can be put back in service," U.S. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:57:00 +0000 Marilyn Geewax 39207 at http://www.kunc.org Transportation Secretary: Duration Of Dreamliner Review Is Unknown