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Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 11, 2017

Tuesday, March 14 – Senate Energy and Natural Resources – full committee hearing on opportunities to improve American energy infrastructure (witness list here) – 10:00 a.m., SD-366 Dirksen.

Stakeholders Push Multimodal Investment

February 24, 2017 – On February 15, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing entitled Moving America: Stakeholder Perspectives on our Multimodal Transportation System.

Appropriators Working to Finish FY17

February 24, 2017 – The House and Senate Appropriations Committees got back to work this week negotiating the eleven unfinished appropriations bills for fiscal year 2017 (which started 147 days ago).

Regulatory Rollback Update

February 2, 2017 – The Trump Administration and Capitol Hill Republicans continue to wage war on the regulatory state.

CR Through April 28 Finalized

December 6, 2016 – The chairman of the House Appropriations Committee has introduced new legislation intended to extend appropriations for the federal government from their current expiration of December 9, 2016 through April 28, 2017.

How Local Governments Should Plan for Driverless Cars

The potential impact of autonomous vehicles on society is vast, with both positive and negative implications.

Generally, public safety is the largest positive impact cited as AVs have the potential to eliminate the majority of the 94 percent of automobile accidents caused by human error.

In the Spotlight: Mantill Williams

Mantill Williams is the Director of Advocacy Communications at theAmerican Public Transportation Association (APTA). Prior to his current position, Mantill served as the Manager of Public Affairs for the American Automobile Association (AAA) Mid-Atlantic, and then as the Director of Public Relations of AAA National.

July 27, 2015 11:34 p.m. – Senate Invokes Cloture on DRIVE Act

The U.S. Senate has voted, 62 to 32, to invoke cloture on the DRIVE Act (the surface transportation reauthorization bill offered as Senate Amendment 2266 to an unrelated veterans bill, H.R. 22). The motion to invoke cloture on amendment 2266 was adop… Sorry – you don’t have access to this item.

Senate Holds Motor Carrier Safety Oversight Hearing

March 5, 2015 – A hearing this morning before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee explored the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s role in regulating motor carrier safety.

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