Accessibility

Shuster confirmed as T&I Chair in 113th Congress

Posted on January 4, 2013

With the commencement of the 113th Congress, Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) was officially confirmed by the House of Representatives to chair the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Chairman Shuster also announced the full Committee Republican membership.

“Working together, the Committee will focus on reforming programs and strengthening America’s transportation networks to make us more efficient, competitive, and prosperous. I am excited to get to get to work with a diverse team of returning and new members in the 113th Congress,” said Shuster.

The Republican Members of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for the 113th Congress are:

Bill Shuster (PA), Chairman
Don Young (AK)
Thomas E.  Petri (WI)
Howard  Coble (NC)
John J. Duncan, Jr. (TN)
John L. Mica (FL)
Frank A.  LoBiondo (NJ)
Gary Miller (CA)
Sam Graves (MO)
Shelley Moore Capito (WV)
Candice Miller (MI)
Duncan Hunter (CA)
Andy Harris (MD)
Rick Crawford (AR)
Lou Barletta (PA)
Blake Farenthold (TX)
Larry Bucshon (IN)
Bob Gibbs (OH)
Patrick Meehan (PA)
Richard Hanna (NY)
Daniel Webster (FL)
Steve Southerland (FL)
Jeff Denham (CA)
Reid Ribble (WI)
Thomas Massie (KY)
Steve Daines (MT)
Tom Rice (SC)
Markwayne Mullin (OK)
Roger Williams (TX)
Trey Radel (FL)
Mark Meadows (NC)
Scott Perry (PA)
Rodney Davis (IL)

Subcommittee assignments and chairs will be announced at a later date.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

D.C. advocates call on Uber, Lyft to add wheelchair accessible vehicles

For months, Uber has been seeking agreements with a handful of D.C. cab companies to access the companies’ wheelchair-ready vans for use on the Uber Taxi platform. The cab companies, however, are not interested in working with Uber.

Utah's FLEX bus service touted by FTA

FLEX follows a fixed route, but will deviate up to three-quarters of a mile to pick up a limited number of riders who phone and make an appointment. The routes serve both the general public and the disabled, but anyone can request a deviation.

Interactive mapping can aid mobility planning for people with disabilities

Because these maps are interactive, users can input information — say, where sidewalks end or do not exist, or whether a restaurant bathroom is truly accessible — the same way drivers upload traffic information to a navigation app like Waze

Access to public transportation is key for returning military veterans with disability for reintegration success

Access to reliable transportation, particularly public transportation, is essential for returning military veterans with disabilities to reintegrate to civilian life and obtain critical medical and support services, according to a new Rutgers study.

CapMetro marks accessibility milestone with achievements

Agency was first in Texas to achieve 100% vehicle accessibility. Took delivery of its first lift-equipped buses in 1986.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)



More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The resource for managers of class 1-7 truck Fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close