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T&I Committee unveils new website

Posted on November 4, 2013

U.S. Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) launched the committee’s new website in his ongoing effort to enhance communications and connect with colleagues and the American people about his initiatives, plans and goals for strengthening U.S. infrastructure.

Under Shuster’s leadership, the committee significantly expanded its use of social media and digital platforms to amplify its message that modern, efficient infrastructure — coupled with strong programmatic reform — provides a sound foundation for U.S. economic competitiveness, growth and prosperity.

The new website features a simple, user-friendly interface and continues the committee’s rebranding, incorporating the use of “transport” in an identifiable new logo and across media platforms.

Shuster has also grown T&I’s social media presence, including Facebook and Twitter, where he hosted a Twitter Townhall to answer questions about one of his major legislative priorities, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA).

In addition, Shuster is increasing the use of video as a communications tool. He has narrated a whiteboard video aimed at illustrating the fundamental importance of WRRDA, regardless of a viewer’s level of familiarity with the issue. He also released a video about his experience with developmental driverless vehicle technology and plans to continue producing videos to support future legislative initiatives and key issues.

The committee is now utilizing YouTube to stream its hearings, meetings, and events, and producing infographics to help educate Members of Congress and the public about key legislation.

 

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