Administration Urges Congress to Plan for Transportation Future, Not Put Another Band-Aid on the Problem

From: The Honorable Earl Blumenauer Sent By: paul.balmer@mail.house.gov Date: 7/15/2014 July 15, 2015 Dear Colleague, This afternoon, the House will take up H.R. 5021, a stop-gap funding measure to bailout the Highway Trust Fund and keep transportation funding at current levels through May 31, 2015.  Ensuring adequate resources is necessary, but allowing Congress to kick the […]

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Enhance the Safety of those Inside and Outside a Vehicle

From: The Honorable Todd Rokita Sent By: corban.teague@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4340 Date: 7/15/2014 Dear Colleague: I believe that promoting safety on the roads is extremely important.  This is why I introduced H.R. 4340, the Safety Through Informed Consumers (STICRs) Act.  It would ensure that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives active safety technology the […]

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Invitation to the Congressional Public Transportation Caucus Panel Event on the P3s in the Transit Realm TOMORROW

From: The Honorable Daniel Lipinski Sent By: andrew.davis@mail.house.gov Date: 7/15/2014 U.S. Representative Dan Lipinski and U.S. Representative Michael Grimm Co-Chairs of the Congressional Public Transportation Caucus Invite you to attend a panel discussion on: Business, Agency, and Labor Perspectives on Public-Private Partnership Options, Uses, Methods, Concerns, and Successes in Public Transit Dear Colleague: As the co-chairs […]

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THIS THURSDAY: Simplify Your Travel – Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus Briefing

From: The Honorable Sam Farr Sent By: tom.tucker@mail.house.gov Date: 7/14/2014 SIMPLIFY YOUR TRAVEL Fly Through Airport Security                                         Come learn about TSA’s PreCheck and CBP’s Global Entry. Thursday, July 17th 10:00am to 11:00am 340 Cannon HOB Dear Colleague, As co-chairs of the Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus, we would like to invite you to an informational […]

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Op-Ed on Norwegian Air International

From: The Honorable Frank A. LoBiondo Sent By: mark.aitken@mail.house.gov Date: 7/14/2014 Dear Colleague,  We wanted to draw your attention to an important Op-Ed by our former colleague and former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood.  Former Secretary LaHood joins more than 150 members of the House and Senate who have called for additional scrutiny of Norwegian Air […]

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Cosponsor H.R. 5080 – Landing Pass Extension Act of 2014

From: The Honorable Blake Farenthold Sent By: Blake.Adami@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5080 Date: 7/14/2014 Dear Colleague: Please join me as a cosponsor of H.R. 5080, the Landing Pass Extension Act of 2014, which would extend the current C1/D Visa Landing Pass from 29 to 90 days.  Current law states that foreign crewmembers joining a ship in the […]

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Improve Railway Safety (v. 4)

From: The Honorable Michael H. Michaud Sent By: daniel.walls@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3040 Date: 7/13/2014 Cosponsor H.R. 3040, the Safe Freight Act Supported by: SMART Transportation Division (UTU), the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET/IBT), and Transporation Trades Department of AFL-CIO (TTD) Dear Colleague: On July 6, 2013 a runaway train carrying 72 tank cars of crude oil derailed […]

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Invitation to the Congressional Public Transportation Caucus Panel Event on the P3s in the Transit Realm on July 16th

From: The Honorable Daniel Lipinski Sent By: andrew.davis@mail.house.gov Date: 7/11/2014 U.S. Representative Dan Lipinski and U.S. Representative Michael Grimm Co-Chairs of the Congressional Public Transportation Caucus Invite you to attend a panel discussion on: Business, Agency, and Labor Perspectives on Public-Private Partnership Options, Uses, Methods, Concerns, and Successes in Public Transit Dear Colleague: As the co-chairs […]

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Invitation to the Congressional Public Transportation Caucus Panel Event on the P3s in the Transit Realm on July 16th

From: The Honorable Daniel Lipinski Sent By: andrew.davis@mail.house.gov Date: 7/10/2014 U.S. Representative Dan Lipinski and U.S. Representative Michael Grimm Co-Chairs of the Congressional Public Transportation Caucus Invite you to attend a panel discussion on: Business, Agency, and Labor Perspectives on Public-Private Partnership Options, Uses, Methods, Concerns, and Successes in Public Transit Dear Colleague: As the co-chairs […]

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