Anthony Foxx

U.S. weighs pre-market regulation of self-driving tech

by • 6 years ago

U.S. regulators are studying whether to require federal approval of self-driving car technology before it can be sold to the public, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Tuesday.

Transportation announces Smart City Challenge finalists, new partnership with AWS

by • 6 years ago

Out of 78 cities across the country that applied, U.S. Transportation Department Secretary Anthony Foxx announced seven finalist cities that will compete for $40 million in funding.

FAA: 300,000 drone owners register online in first month

by • 6 years ago

American drone owners have registered nearly 300,000 unmanned aerial systems online since the Federal Aviation Administration launched its new online system and requirements for registration a month ago, the agency announced.

Obama administration devoting $4B to jump-start driverless cars

by • 6 years ago

The Transportation Department announced an ambitious plan Thursday aimed at boosting the use of autonomous cars in America.

White House, DOT announce $50M smart transportation challenge for cities

by • 6 years ago

A new challenge from the Transportation Department will award $50 million to a city with the best smart-enabled transportation plan.

Tesla’s self-driving software: Is it street legal?

by • 7 years ago

Tesla Motors this week became the first company to roll out advanced auto-pilot technology into its vehicles, zooming past regulators’ efforts to figure out whether self-driving cars should be widely street-legal.​