Ray LaHood

Vice-President Joe Biden attends the National Prayer Breakfast at the Washington Hilton February 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. Photo by Olivier Douliery/ABACAUSA.com

Vice President to Visit Granite City

White House says Joe Biden will appear at America’s Central Port on February 19.


Photo: KMOX/Brad Choat

Amtrak Hits 110 In Illinois

High-speed rail test took place between Dwight and Pontiac—eventually it’ll run between Chicago and St. Louis.



Ilinois drivers Have More To Think About Before Driving and Texting

FRANKFORT, Ill. (AP)– Illinois drivers are coming under more pressure to stay off their cellphones. Gov. Pat Quinn signed four laws Friday aimed at making roadways safer. Three of them confront the problem of drivers […]


Missouri will pursue nearly $1 billion in reallocated federal funding for rail projects

High-Speed Rail Expands to Detroit

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the $150 million purchase of a line between Chicago and Detroit for high-speed rail.



Sens. Kirk, Durbin Question Airfare Increases

Several airlines raised ticket prices when FAA partially shut down last weekend.


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LaHood Denies Role in Son’s State Senate Seat

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood says he had no hand in his son’s recent appointment to the Illinois Senate.


Salazar, LaHood laud Arch upgrade plan

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — The St. Louis region has an opportunity to “create one of the iconic national parks of America” with revitalization around the Gateway Arch, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Friday.


Is the Arch spruce-up affordable?

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (KMOX) – The U.S. secretaries of transportation and the interior are endorsing a $300 million plan to enhance the Gateway Arch grounds — even though it’s not clear where the financing would […]


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