Posts Tagged ‘House Commitee on Transportation and Infrastructure’

Biden Administration Infrastructure Priorities to be Aired

March 22, 2021

The Biden administration will discuss its transportation infrastructure priorities during a hearing on March 25 of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg is scheduled to address the committee.

The session will be livestreamed on the committee’s YouTube page.

House Rail Subcommittee Elects New Chair

January 29, 2021

A New Jersey congressman has been elected chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials.

U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. will relinquish his chairmanship of the House Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery in order to assume the leadership role of the subcommittee that oversees rail transportation.

He will replace U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Illinois) who has left Congress after losing a primary race for re-election last year.

The issues and agencies under the subcommittee’s jurisdiction include the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, Surface Transportation Board, Amtrak Inspector General, and Northeast Corridor Infrastructure and Operations Advisory Commission.