The Takeaway: 'This is Not Your Father's DOT': Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 - 11:46 AM
The federal government is on the verge of spending billions of dollars on highways and public transit projects, beginning in 2010. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood views this as a historic moment in American history, when federal money will back policy aimed at getting Americans off the highways, out of our cars and into public transit and high-speed rail. LaHood steps through the many areas of American life in which he's now shaping policy.