Issue / Pipelines

Senate Passes Pipeline Safety Reauthorization Bill

Last night, the U.S. Senate quietly passed a three-year pipeline safety reauthorization bill (S. 2299) by unanimous consent, without...

Pipeline Safety Reauthorization Approved by House Committee

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a four-year, $926 million pipeline safety reauthorization bill this week...

PHMSA Faces Pressure From Congress to Implement Pipeline Safety Mandates

The House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials met April 2, 2019, for a hearing entitled “Pipeline Safety:...

Homeland Panel Examines Cyber Threats to Surface Transportation

March 1, 2019 On February 26, the House Homeland Security Committee held a joint hearing to look at ways to secure the U.S. surface...

Transportation and Infrastructure in the State of the Union Address, 1999-2018

February 4, 2019 As we all await President Trump's State of the Union address tomorrow, it is worth looking back at the times that...

Senate Commerce Committee Approves Aviation and Amtrak Nominees and USDOT Reporting Bill

September 5, 2018 The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee approved Wednesday two transportation-related nominees...

House Subcommittee Grills PHMSA Administrator on Incomplete Mandates

June 21, 2018 Members on both sides of the aisle grilled Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 18, 2018

Tuesday, June 19 - Senate Appropriations - Subcommittee on Homeland Security - subcommittee markup session to consider a draft Homeland...

FY18 Omnibus: Transportation Safety Programs Include AV Research

March 22, 2o18 Surface transportation safety programs received significant funding increases in the fiscal 2018 omnibus...

Treasury Reports Trust Funds Outlook – Transit Cuts May Be Necessary in FY20

March 15, 2018 Last Friday, the Treasury Department released the quarterly Treasury Bulletin, a publication containing a trove of...

USDOT Unveils Ambitious Multimodal Automation Initiative, Automated Vehicles 3.0

March 9, 2018 Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation publicly announced the next phase of its bold initiative to encourage...

White House Submits FY19 Budget Request

February 12, 2018 - 12:30 p.m. President Trump today proposed a $4.4 trillion federal budget for fiscal year 2019. As part of the...

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