By ADAM BRYANT The United States transportation secretary said some intelligent people walked away from tough assignments because they lacked mental toughness. Published: March 2016 at from NYT Business Day Article..
Tell Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to make trails, walking and biking count! Sign our petition by Aug. 18, 2016. We’ll deliver the signatures as part of the public comments process on the proposed rule..The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is proposing a new rule to count only cars when measuring and addressing traffic congestion, leaving trails, walking and biking—and even public transit—out of the mix.
Anthony Renard Foxx (born April 30, 1971) is an American politician who has been United States Secretary of Transportation since 2013. He served as the Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, from 2009 to 2013. He was first elected to the Charlotte City Council in 2005, and he was elected as Mayor on November 3, 2009, winning 51.5% of the vote and defeating his City Council colleague, Republican John Lassiter. He won a second term on November 8, 2011, winning more than two-thirds of the vote…
“I’d rather have resilience than almost any other quality.” Corner office interview w/ Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx @SecretaryFoxx Resilience, anti-fragility, growing stronger through challenges as a leadership attribute (à la Nassim Taleb @nntaleb) #foresight