May 25, 2019
  • 2:34 pm Committee Leadership Comes into Focus for 116th Congress
  • 2:22 pm Interstate System Report Calls for More Funding, Tolling, VMT Fees, and Cybersecurity
  • 2:15 pm In Memoriam: President George H. W. Bush, ISTEA, and Transportation
  • 1:56 pm Growth Projected for Transportation Projects, but Costs a Challenge
  • 1:35 pm FAA Reshuffles Executives, Plans Drone Identification Rulemaking in Spring 2019
  • 1:28 pm Predictive Technology Helps Reduce Crashes on I-15 Corridor in Las Vegas
  • 1:14 pm Video Report: MoDOT Produces Multi-Lingual Safety Message
  • 1:11 pm PennDOT Nears Completion of Rapid Bridge Replacement Project
  • 1:08 pm Infrastructure Grants Awarded to “Smaller” South Dakota Communities
  • 8:37 am President Trump Scuttles Follow-Up Infrastructure Meeting
  • 8:34 am Transportation Groups Call on Congress to Repeal Rescission of Highway Funding
  • 8:31 am AASHTO Survey Finds Drone Use Exploding Among State DOTs
  • 8:28 am National Youth Bridge Building Competition Selects 2019 Winners
  • 8:15 am AASHTO Passes Resolution Recommending Specific HTF Revenue Solutions

On May 1, President Trump nominated John Kramer, currently the deputy assistant secretary for budget and finance at the U.S. Department of Transportation, to become chief financial officer for the agency. Kramer is also being appointed assistant secretary for budget and programs at USDOT.

John Kramer

Kramer, who joined USDOT in December 2017, spent 20 years at Phillip Morris International, rising to the rank of vice president, followed by stints at transportation software and warehousing firms. Just prior to joining USDOT, Kramer served as group CFO of the Aerosim Flight Academy in Florida, which provides flight training and simulation services.

Married with two daughters, Kramer is a graduate of Colgate University and received a master’s degree in accounting from the New York University Stern School of Business and qualified as a Certified Public Accountant while working for the former Peat, Marwick & Mitchell accounting firm, now KPMG, in New York.

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