Thank you for that introduction President Jahanian [Pres. Carnegie Mellon University] Today, we celebrate ten years of transportation research, development, and deployment by Traffic21.  This Institute is home to 3 U.S. Department of Transportation University Transportation Centers.  One of these, Mobility21, established the Smart Mobility Challenge, which awards grants for mobility-enhancing projects in suburban and...

Good afternoon! I’m delighted to welcome you to the Department’s 2019 Access and Mobility for All Summit.  This is a great day, and a big step forward in providing equal access to mobility for all Americans, especially for older adults, people with disabilities, and low-income communities. Let me thank our very special guests:  Secretary of...

Thank you, Admiral Brown (Vice Admiral Andy Brown – NDTA President and CEO. And let me give a shout out to Admiral Mark Buzby MARAD Administrator, and past NDTA president.  [He will be in the front row]  [Other recognitions TBD]. Let me congratulate the National Defense Transportation Association on your 75th anniversary.  That is 75...

Thank you, Carlos [Braceras, President, AASHTO].  And Jim [Tymon, AASHTO Executive Director] and Brandye [Hendrickson, AASHTO Deputy Director], thank you for all the great work that you and your team are doing to improve America’s transportation systems.   I would like to acknowledge FHWA Administrator Nicole Nason.  It is good to have her onboard.  ...

Thank you, Consul General [Robert] Thomas for the kind introduction.  Let me also thank Mr. Pierre Lemonde and the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations for hosting this luncheon.  And a very special thanks to Minister [Marc] Garneau for his country’s warm hospitality this week! I have just come from speaking to the 40th ICAO Assembly,...

Thank you, President Williams- Singh [SING][Nari Williams Singh, President of the Assembly]. Madame Secretary General, Mr. President, and distinguished colleagues, it is an honor to represent the United States at the 40th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. Let me recognize our Ambassador to ICAO, Thomas...

Thank you, Craig [Middlebrook, Deputy Administrator SLSDC].  Congresswoman Stefanik, thank you for joining us on this wonderful occasion: the 60th anniversary of a great transportation infrastructure achievement – the St. Lawrence Seaway. And let me recognize our other guests:  Chief [Edward] Roundpoint [Mohawk Council of Akwesasne], Mr. [Terence] Bowles [SLS Management Corp], Chairman [William] Friedman...

Thank you, Captain [Joe] DePete, [President of ALPA] for that introduction.  I am delighted to join you for ALPA’s 65th Air Safety Forum.   No one knows more about aviation safety than the men and women who pilot commercial airliners.  You are an invaluable partner in furthering DOT’s mission to advance transportation safety.  The Department...

I’m so pleased to be here for the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike ceremony, marking the completion of the transcontinental railroad.  This is a great day to commemorate the seminal contribution that railroads and railroad workers — including approximately 12,000 or more Chinese laborers—who risked everything to make the Transcontinental Railroad a reality. The...

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