VIDEO: Secretary Chao makes historic announcement on USA’s freight system


The Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has just posted this video announcing the launch of the USA’s first ever National Freight Strategic Plan. The USDOT plan promises to help the whole of the USA take full advantage of the opportunities presented by new technologies such as autonomous vehicles and drones, in order help address first- and last-mile delivery challenges, as transportation systems adapt to the ongoing growth of e-commerce.

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Tom has edited Traffic Technology International (TTi) magazine and its Traffic Technology Today website since May 2014. During his time at the title, he has interviewed some of the top transportation chiefs at public agencies around the world as well as CEOs of leading multinationals and ground-breaking start-ups. Tom's earlier career saw him working on some the UK's leading consumer magazine titles. He has a law degree from the London School of Economics (LSE).