Elaine Chao

DOT wants to use data science to make roads safer

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 years ago

In one pilot, the agency will partner with navigation app Waze to see if crowd-sourced hazard information can be used to predict future crashes.

Trump administration ‘evaluating’ Obama-era automated vehicle policy

by Samantha Ehlinger • 3 years ago

The Trump administration is taking another look at the autonomous vehicles policy launched during the Obama administration, the new secretary of Transportation said Sunday.

There’s a place for tech in infrastructure planning, experts say

by Samantha Ehlinger • 3 years ago

As transportation enthusiasts wait for President Donald Trump’s leadership to begin unveiling a plan for improving the nation’s infrastructure, experts said Tuesday that technology has a place in that discussion.

Chao punts on questions on regulating emerging transportation technology

by Samantha Ehlinger • 3 years ago

In her nomination hearing, Transportation secretary pick Elaine Chao said the department would need to conduct a national conversation around the issues.

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