Author: Hayley Burton

T&I Looks at Street and Highway Safety

April 12, 2019 The House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit met April 9th for a hearing on street and highway safety. The...

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:...

Nicole R. Nason Confirmed as New Federal Highway Administrator

March 29, 2019 After more than two years without a Federal Highway Administrator, the U.S. Senate yesterday voted to confirm the...

Congress Questions Officials on Boeing 737 MAX and FAA Regulations

March 29, 2019 In response to the two recent Boeing 737 MAX plane crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, the Senate Subcommittee on...

As Trump Administration Proposes Cuts, Rail Stakeholders Ask for Increased, Reliable Funding

March 22, 2019 Just a day after the White House released their budget proposal for 2020, which would significantly cut funding for...

Infrastructure and Climate Change – Balancing Government Dollars vs Market-Based Solutions

March 1, 2019 On February 26, the full House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing entitled, “Examining How...

Senate Commerce Examines Infrastructure Needs

February 14, 2019 Yesterday, Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS), chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, convened...

House Passes Scenic Byways, Route 66 Centennial, FRA Inspection Notification Bills

February 8, 2019 On February 6, the U.S. House of Representatives passed five bills from the Committee on Transportation and...

FHWA Nominee Enjoys Positive Reception at Confirmation Hearing

January 31, 2019 After more than two years without a Federal Highway Administrator, a confirmation hearing was held on Tuesday for...

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