Updated Transportation Legislation and Nominations Status – February 15, 2018

Updated Transportation Legislation and Nominations Status – February 15, 2018

February 15, 2018  | Jeff Davis

February 15, 2018

An updated status of major transportation and infrastructure bills in Congress (no recent updates, alas) is here.

Here is the updated nominations calendar.

STATUS OF PENDING TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TRANSPORTATION NOMINATIONS

Department of Transportation Adam Sullivan Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs Nomination confirmed 2/13/18 by voice vote
Department of Transportation Diana Furchtgott-Roth Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology Nomination reported 1/18/18 (Cal. #613)
DOT – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admin. Raymond Martinez Administrator Nomination confirmed 2/13/18 by voice vote
DOT – Federal Transit Administration Thelma Drake Administrator Intent to nominate announced 1/13/18
DOT – Federal Railroad Administration Ronald Batory Administrator Nomination confirmed 2/13/18 by voice vote
Amtrak Board of Directors Lynn Westmoreland Member for a term of five years Nomination reported 1/18/18 (Cal. #615)
Amtrak Board of Directors Joseph Gruters Member for the remainder of a term expiring 10/4/22 Nomination transmitted 2/5/18
Metropolitan Wash. Airport Authority Board Alan Cobb Member for the remainder of a term expiring 11/11/23 Nomination transmitted 2/5/18
Nat’l Transportation Safety Board Bruce Landsberg Member for a term beginning 1/1/18 Nomination reported 11/8/17 (Cal. #467)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineeers R.D. James Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Nomination confirmed 1/25/18 by a vote of 89 to 1

Share

Related Articles

Guest Op-Ed: Transportation and Health: America’s Longstanding Disconnect

Guest Op-Ed: Transportation and Health: America’s Longstanding Disconnect

Ross Peterson is a consultant and subject matter expert with over fifteen-years' experience in public and community transportation programs...

Guest Op-Ed: The Role of Transportation in Improving America's Health

Guest Op-Ed: The Role of Transportation in Improving America's Health

The Eno Center for Transportation’s publication of my white paper, Increasing Access to Essential Health Functions: The Role of...

Labor Unions Ask USDOT for Mandated Passenger Face Masks

Labor Unions Ask USDOT for Mandated Passenger Face Masks

On July 27, Larry Willis, the President of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), sent a letter on behalf of TTD’s 33...

Administration Issues Final Changes to NEPA Implementing Regulations

Administration Issues Final Changes to NEPA Implementing Regulations

The Trump Administration has issued the final rule updating the regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for...

Be Part of the Conversation
Sign up to receive news, events, publications, and course notifications.
No thanks