Secretary Foxx Exit Memo
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx released his Cabinet Exit Memo today, highlighting his time in office and record of progress. Foxx focuses on the advancements in technology, such as automated vehicles and connected infrastructure, and ways USDOT has assisted in their deployment through the Smart City Challenge and Federal Automated Vehicle Policy. He emphasizes the importance of safety and ways USDOT has improved aviation safety, including drone policy, with the Federal Aviation Administration. The Secretary closes with his vision for the future: calling for better funding, continued focus on technology advancement, and using transportation to address economic inequality.