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November 28, 2012

BREAKING: Bill Shuster to chair House T&I Committee

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) was selected by the House Republican Conference to be the next Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (T&I) on Tuesday. He succeeds Rep. John L. Mica (R-FL).


September 25, 2012

ABA chief testifies before House on Amtrak subsidies

Peter Pantuso told members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that motorcoach transportation in the U.S. continues strong growth and remains exceptionally competitive against other modes of transportation, especially considering that Amtrak remains heavily subsidized by the federal government.


November 9, 2011

2-year transportation bill unanimously passed by EPW

The legislation maintains funding at current levels, reforms the nation's transportation programs to make them more efficient and provides robust assistance for transportation projects under the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) program to leverage state, local and private-sector funding, according to the EPW.


July 7, 2011

Proposed transportation bill calls for deep spending cuts

Six-year transportation reauthorization bill proposal calls for spending $230 billion. Proposed spending level would cause cuts in funding to states for road and bridge programs, prompting massive job losses and further deterioration of infrastructure, critics warn.


January 9, 2009

Rep. Oberstar proposes $15B for transit

The proposal would provide funding for "ready-to-go" projects, including: $12.5 billion for public transportation, $3.4 billion for high-speed and intercity rail and $1.5 billion for Amtrak.


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