Find out exactly why LaHood believes "safety" is the number one transportation accomplishment of the first four years of President Obama's administration.

Last month, we offered our readers a chance to pose questions directly to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood. Since then, the country decided to send LaHood's boss, President Obama, back to the White House for another four years. Exactly how much longer LaHood might stick around is still an open question, but for now he remains at the helm of DOT and was kind enough to videotape his answers to a few of your questions in this latest iteration of On the Go With Ray LaHood.

Watch below to find out exactly why LaHood believes "safety" is the number one transportation accomplishment "that people will remember about the first four years of President Obama's administration."

About the Author

Most Popular

  1. A photo of a police officer in El Paso, Texas.
    Equity

    What New Research Says About Race and Police Shootings

    Two new studies have revived the long-running debate over how police respond to white criminal suspects versus African Americans.

  2. Equity

    The Problem With Research on Racial Bias and Police Shootings

    Despite new research on police brutality, we still have no idea whether violence toward African Americans is fueled by racial prejudice. That has consequences.

  3. Four New York City police officers arresting a man.
    Equity

    The Price of Defunding the Police

    A new report fleshes out the controversial demand to cut police department budgets and reallocate those funds into healthcare, housing, jobs, and schools. Will that make communities of color safer?

  4. photo: Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser speaks to reporters on June 1, after a weekend of widespread protests against police violence.
    Equity

    What Mayors Are Saying About the George Floyd Protests

    As demonstrations over the killing of George Floyd spread across the U.S., city leaders offered a range of responses to the unrest.

  5. Maps

    Your Maps of Life Under Lockdown

    Stressful commutes, unexpected routines, and emergent wildlife appear in your homemade maps of life during the coronavirus pandemic.

×