Press Releases

October 2016
House Democrats Urge Federal Oversight of New Jersey Transit, Release of Safety Audit
September 2016
Ranking Member DeFazio Dear Colleague: Oppose the Graves Amendment (#10)
Congressional Transportation Leaders Announce Selection of the Buses and Bus Facilities Competitive Grants Award Winners
July 2016
STB Reverses Ill-Conceived Proposals That Would Have Led to Significant Amtrak Delays
Oregon Representatives Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Communities, Establish Emergency Response Account for Rail Accidents
House Passes Bipartisan FAA Extension
DeFazio Urges the STB to Reject Complaint That Would Benefit Companies Using Unsafe Rail Tank Cars
Rep. Carson's opening statement at hearing on: “Independent Leasing Authorities: Increasing Oversight and Reducing Costs of Space Leased by Federal Agencies”
House and Senate Leaders’ Joint Statement on FAA Extension Agreement
June 2016
Ranking Member DeFazio' Statement on FAA Rules for Commercial Drones
May 2016
Ranking Member DeFazio's Opening Statement on T&I Hearing:" Improving the Safety and Reliability of the Washington Metro"
Rep. Grace Napolitano's statement on H.R. 876, the Zika Vector Control Act
Ranking Member Carson's opening statement at hearing: “Border Station Construction: Minimizing Costs and Leveraging Private Dollars"
DeFazio Blasts Republicans For Using Zika Crisis to Gut Clean Water Act
Ranking Member Carson's opening statement at hearing: “Controlling the Rising Cost of Federal Response to Disaster”
April 2016
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Stop Short-Sighted DOT Decision to Allow Norwegian Air Operations in the U.S.
Top Transportation Committee Leaders Urge DOT to Deny Norwegian Air Permit to Operate In United States
S. 2276, the PIPES Act of 2016
Democrats Introduce Legislation to Help Communities Fund Clean Water Infrastructure Projects