Anthony Foxx

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


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


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


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


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


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?


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.​