- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

ANNISTON, Ala. (AP) - U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx visited a western Alabama bus manufacturing plant as part of a national tour to highlight the importance of infrastructure investments.

AL.com reports (http://bit.ly/1kzsmf3 ) Anthony Foxx toured the North American Bus Industries plant in Anniston Wednesday to try drumming up support for a national infrastructure plan President Barack Obama plans to send to Congress.

Many bus orders the plant processes are manufactured for transit agencies that receive funding from the Federal Transit Administration, a branch of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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Information from: The Anniston Star, http://www.annistonstar.com/