There is no indication the technical troubles are linked to hackers.
Scott Darling has been serving as acting chief since the summer of 2014.
It's Jeff Shockey's third time through the revolving door.
New restrictions were put in place after last month shootings in San Bernandino, Calif. and Paris.
The state's Air Resources Board said VW's fixes "contain gaps and lack sufficient detail."
The expedited screening program was established in 2011.
Backers say the mandate is an intrusion of state sovereignty.
"We didn't lie. We didn't understand the question first," Matthias Muller said.
A government watchdog said pilots are too reliant on automation.
The Federal Transit Agency took over Metro safety oversight in October.
Obama has frequently called for increased transportation spending in prior addresses.
Researchers proved they could remotely hack a Jeep and cut its transmission.
The NTSB included the technology in its 2016 "Most Wanted" list.
The legislation would lift some hurdles for dual nationals.
The American Beverage Institute said the proposed lower alcohol limit is "ridiculous."
The recommendations are included on the agency's 2016 "Most Wanted" list.
There was only one mention of road and transit spending during the speech.
The passengers were trapped on a smoke-filled train last January.
The price of crude oil fell to its lowest in more than 12 years.
The former VP nominee is one of 140 lawyers bidding for the Volkswagen case.
Lawmakers considered restricting visa waivers after the San Bernanindo, Calif. shooting.
The company admitted to skirting emissions testings.
The company said the cut will boost ridership in typically sluggish winter months.
Anthony Foxx is the fourth Obama Cabinet secretary to endorse Clinton.