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  • Federal Aviation Administration Oversight
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    Federal Aviation Administration Oversight

    Michael Huerta testified on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) efforts to implement the NextGen modernization program and the potential impact of sequestration budget cuts on his agency.

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  • HighSpeed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program
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    High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program

    Witnesses testified on the Obama administration’s high-speed rail program. California Representatives Janice Hahn (D) and Kevin McCarthy (R) testified before the committee about California’s high…

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  • FAA Contract Tower Program
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    FAA Contract Tower Program

    Air transportation officials testified on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Contract Tower Program, which allowed low-activity air traffic control towers to be converted to…

    518 views
  • Surface Transportation Bill
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    Surface Transportation Bill

    Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chair Barbara Boxer (D-CA) convened an opening meeting of House and Senate conferees on the surface transportation bill. Senator Boxer and…

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  • Transportation Security Administration Oversight
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    Transportation Security Administration Oversight

    Witnesses testified on the Transportation Security Administration’s use of body scanners at airports and other programs designed to make air transportation safe and secure.

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  • Federal Funding for Transportation Programs
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    Federal Funding for Transportation Programs

    Representative Nick Rahall (D-WV) talked about the congressional agenda, with funding deadlines for transportation programs such as the Federal Aviation Administration,, the federal gas tax, and…

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  • Funding the Highway Trust Fund
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    Funding the Highway Trust Fund

    A hearing was held on the report of the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission which was created by Congress in 2005 to examine the condition and future needs of the…

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  • Bridge Safety Part 1
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    Bridge Safety, Part 1

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing on structurally deficient bridges in the United States. Chairman Oberstar’s initiative addressed the need to repair,…

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  • Transportation Congestion
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    Transportation Congestion

    Secretary Mineta testified about traffic congestion at airports and highways, impacts of the congestion on the economy, and potential solutions to the problems.

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  • Hours of Service Rules for Motor Carriers
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    Hours of Service Rules for Motor Carriers

    Committee members heard testimony on the Department of Transportation’s proposed 'hours of service' rules for motor carriers, aimed at reducing driver fatigue. The proposed rules would…

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  • The Federal Fuel Tax and Rising Fuel Costs
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    The Federal Fuel Tax and Rising Fuel Costs

    Witnesses testified about the effects of rising fuel costs on the transportation industry and a proposal to reduce prices through the abrogation of the federal fuel tax. They also talked…

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  • Washington National Airport Renaming Markup
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    Washington National Airport Renaming Markup

    Members debated final language on H. 2625, a bill to rename Washington National Airport as Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Members debated who should pay for the change. It was…

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  • Transportation Funding Markup
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    Transportation Funding Markup

    Committee members debated final language for H.R. 2400, the Building Efficient Surface Transportation and Equity Act of 1997, or “BESTEA.” The bill provides transportation funding for the…

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  • ISTEA Reauthorization
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    ISTEA Reauthorization

    Committee members briefed reporters on the committee proposal for surface transportation funding. This bill reauthorizes the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act for the next five years.…

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  • Surface Transportation Alternatives
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    Surface Transportation Alternatives

    Members of Congress and the administration and state and local officials celebrated the fifth anniversary of signing of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act. The bill…

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  • Infrastructure Investment
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    Infrastructure Investment

    Rep. Rahall spoke about the Intermodal Surface Transportation Act legislation and other means of improving the infrastructure in the U.S.

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 2950, to develop a national intermodal surface transportation system, to authorize funds for construction of highways, for highway safety programs, and for mass…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 2942, to make appropriations for the Department of Transportation.

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  • Surface Transportation ReauthorizationPart 1
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    Surface Transportation Reauthorization,Part 1

    Members of the subcommittee heard testimony regarding federal highway, mass transit, and highway safety programs.

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    CR, pp. H11679-H11867. The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 2310, to extend the authorization of appropriations for airport and airway improvements, clearing the measure for…

    View in Congressional Chronicle222 views
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