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  • National Infrastructure Investment
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    National Infrastructure Investment

    Jonathan Rose opened the closing plenary session of a day-long conference on developing strategies to improve the national infrastructure with remarks on “Infrastructure Investment as the Framework for…

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  • Year 2000 Impact on the Transportation Sector
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    Year 2000 Impact on the Transportation Sector

    Secretary Slater and Mr. Downey talked with reporters, saying that there have been no serious disruptions of computers in transportation industries, particularly airlines. Mr. Belger and…

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  • Year 2000 Computer Problem and Transportation
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    Year 2000 Computer Problem and Transportation

    Witnesses testified about steps the transportation industries had taken to avoid computer failures on January 1, 2000. One of the areas of concern was air safety, particularly at foreign…

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  • NEXTEA Legislation
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    NEXTEA Legislation

    After the president’s announcement of transportation legislation, Assistant Secretary briefed reporters on the details on the president’s proposal. The National Economic Crossroads…

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  • Federal Transit Administration Anniversary
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    Federal Transit Administration Anniversary

    Secretary Pena spoke at a ceremony marking the 35th anniversary of the Federal Transit Administration. He talked about the development of mass transit and future needs of different…

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  • Railroad Safety
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    Railroad Safety

    Administration officials announced new rules for trains leaving stations after a fatal commuter train-Amtrak wreck last week.

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  • Federal Funding for Amtrak
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    Federal Funding for Amtrak

    Committee members heard testimony concerning legislation that would reduce federal funding for AMTRAK while still allowing it to contract several services to private companies and change…

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