Washington, D.C - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the closing of an $840 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan for the Grand Parkway Project in greater Houston that will improve safety and add highway capacity in this fast-growing region of Texas. The completed Grand Parkway Project will be a four-lane, 55-mile toll road in northwest Harris County and southeast Montgomery County. The TIFIA loan will go toward the design and construction of specific sections of the project.
Read the full Press Release (February 6, 2014)
Los Angeles - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today participated in a groundbreaking for a new light rail transit line along the Crenshaw corridor that will improve transit options and connect riders to existing transit services throughout the Los Angeles region. Secretary Foxx was joined by representatives from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA), as well as Senator Barbara Boxer, U.S. Representatives Karen Bass and Maxine Waters, Mayor Eric Garcetti, and other state and local officials.
Read the full Press Release (January 21, 2014)