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  • Hearing Considers FAA and Air Traffic Control Reforms
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    Air Traffic Control Reform

    The Transportation Department Inspector General said the completion date and cost of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) NextGen project to modernize and change to a satellite-based air…

  • United Airlines CEO Apologizes for Breach of Trust
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    Airline Customer Service

    Airline industry executives, including United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz, testified at a hearing on customer service concerns following recent incidents on domestic flights. Members asked…

  • Hearing Focuses on Highway and Transit Infrastructure Funding
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    Highway and Transit Infrastructure Funding

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit held a hearing on the needs of states relating to the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.…

  • Hearing Focuses on Air Traffic Control Staffing
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    Air Traffic Control Staffing

    Officials from the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association union were among the witnesses at a hearing on air traffic controller staffing. The…

  • House Committee Examines Cost of Federal Disaster Response
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    Federal Disaster Response

    Representative Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) introduced H.R. 5177, the National Mitigation Investment Act of 2016 (NMIA), that would attempt to alleviate losses to residential and commercial…

  • WMATA General Manager Paul Wiedefeld Testifies on DC Metrorail Safety
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    D.C. Metro System Safety

    The heads of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and the Federal Transit Administration were among the witnesses at a hearing on safety and reliability issues that have beleaguered…

  • Hearing on Electric Grid Security
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    Electric Grid Security

    Federal officials and energy industry representatives testified at a hearing on the threat of a cyberattack on the U.S. electric grid. Craig Fugate, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)…

  • HouseSenate Conference Committee Meeting on Surface Transportation Legislation
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    Highway and Mass Transit Funding

    House and Senate conferees made opening statements in a meeting to negotiate a long-term highway and mass transit funding bill. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Bill…

  • Hearing on US Port Security
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    U.S. Port Safety

    Security, transportation, and logistics industry professionals testified at a hearing on U.S. port security in response to a revelation by the Associated Press that the Federal Bureau of Investigation…

  • Hearing on Drones and Aviation Safety
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    Drone Safety

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the risks drones pose to aviation safety and the need for drone safety regulations to mitigate those risks.

  • Hearing on Positive Train Control Implementation
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    Positive Train Control

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the status of positive train control (PTC) implementation on U.S. railroad networks by the December 31, 2015, deadline. PTC describes the technologies…

  • Transportation and Infrastructure
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    Transportation and Infrastructure

  • Hearing on Amtrak Train Derailment
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    Amtrak Derailment

    Officials from the National Transportation Safety Board, the Federal Railroad Administration, Amtrak, and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen testified on the May 2015 Amtrak…

  • Hearing on Rail Regulatory Issues
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    Rail Regulatory Issues

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials held a hearing on rail regulatory issues. The hearing occurred the morning after a…

  • Hearing on Federal Assistance to Rebuild Infrastructure After Disasters
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    Disaster Recovery

    Witnesses testified at a House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee hearing on being better prepared for disasters and improving disaster recovery efforts. Federal…

  • Hearing on Drone Regulations
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    Drone Technology and Safety

    Witnesses testified at ahearing on the state of the unmanned aircraft system industry and efforts to integrate drones into existing U.S. airspace. They answered questions on safety and…

  • Hearing on Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization
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    Federal Aviation Programs and Policies

    Government, industry, and labor officials testified at a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as the committee prepared to…

  • Federal Protective Services Security Challenges
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    Security of Federal Buildings and Facilities

    Representatives from the Federal Protective Service (FPS) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) testified on the FPS and improving the security of federal facilities. Mark…

  • Pipeline Safety Review
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    Pipeline Safety

    Witnesses testified on the Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011 (PHMSA), which was set to expire in 2015. The hearing focused on the law and the regulation of…

  • US AntiDrug Trafficking Operations
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    U.S. Anti-Drug Trafficking Operations

    Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Robert Papp, U.S. Southern Commander John Kelly, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Luis Arreaga testified on U.S. anti-drug trafficking efforts. The hearing…

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