CHARLOTTE, N.C. — President Obama is considering Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx for secretary of transportation, according to Bloomberg News.
Foxx who was first elected in 2009 and re-elected in 2011, has been a proponent of both the light rail and streetcar projects in Charlotte.
Current secretary of transportation Ray LaHood announced in January that he will be leaving the post once a successor is chosen.
Obama is considering other candidates as well.
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