Anthony Foxx

U.S. Transportation secretary: Smart cities are next transportation revolution


Anthony Foxx, the Obama Administration’s transportation secretary, said the potential around smart cities could be as revolutionary as the Interstate Highway System was in the mid-1950s.

Finalists for $40M federal smart city contest make their last pitches


The seven cities left in the running for the Department of Transportation's "Smart City Challenge" pleaded their cases for funds to overhaul their transportation infrastructure through IT.

DOT teams up with Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs to bring data platform to Smart City Challenge


The new partnership will give Smart City Challenge finalists a new tool to analyze transportation data.

Transportation Secretary announces Smart City Challenge finalists, new partnership with AWS


Out of 78 cities across the country that applied, U.S. Transportation Department Secretary Anthony Foxx announced seven finalist cities that will compete for 0 million in funding.

Obama administration devoting B to jump-start driverless cars


The money will be used over the next decade for projects that could make autonomous vehicles mainstream.

White House, DOT announce $50M city transportation challenge


A new challenge from the Transportation Department will award 0 million to a city with the best smart-enabled transportation plan.