More on Infrastructure and Transportation

Jun 28, 2017

Payne, Jr. Priority Included in Committee-Passed FAA Reauthorization Bill

An amendment offered by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Aviation, was included in legislation reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that passed the committee on Tuesday.

Jun 15, 2017

Reps. Payne, Sires Introduce Legislation to Improve Transparency, Quality of Experience for Airline Consumers

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Congressman Albio Sires (NJ-08), both members of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, introduced legislation that will create a more transparent and higher-quality experience for airline consumers by requiring air carriers to disclose the actual wheels-off and wheels-on times for certain domestic passenger flight segments.

Jun 5, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Trump’s Plan to Privatize Air Traffic Control

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, issued the following statement on President Trump’s plan to privatize air traffic control.

May 30, 2017

Members of NJ Delegation Call for Trump Admin to Fund Gateway Project

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. signed a New Jersey congressional delegation letter, led by U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao urging her to continue federal funding for the Gateway Project, despite the Trump Administration’s budget that calls for zeroing-out the transit New Starts program, the primary funding source to build new Hudson River rail tunnels and upgrade the Northeast Corridor.

May 26, 2017

Payne Urges Christie, NJ Transit, NJDOT to Reconsider Plan to Reroute Midtown Direct Service During Penn Station Repairs

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, sent a letter to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Transportation Commissioner and NJ Transit Board Chair Richard Hammer, and NJ Transit Executive Director Steven Santoro, urging them to reconsider their plan to reroute Midtown Direct service during Amtrak’s New York Penn Station track work this summer.

May 25, 2017

NJ House Reps Laud $10M for NJ Transit to Install Positive Train Control

All twelve New Jersey U.S. House Representatives lauded the U.S. Department of Transportation’s $10 million grant to New Jersey Transit (NJT) to advance its implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) along its rail lines.

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