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Nov 5, 2015 Press Release

The following members have been named conferees on the multi-year surface transportation bill overwhelmingly approved by the House today.

Oct 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In a letter to Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) pressed the U.S.

Sep 30, 2015 Press Release

Legislation extends deadline for PTC and sets a date certain for full implementation

Sep 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) will host a roundtable policy discussion tomorrow, September 22, entitled “Earthquake Early Warning in the Pacific Northwest: Preparing for the Big One.” The roundtable will take place at 10:30 a.m. in the HEDCO Ed

Sep 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Today, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) responded to a U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report that most U.S. railroads will fail to meet the December 31, 2015 deadline to implement critical, life-saving Positive Train Control (PTC) technology.

Jul 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Today, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced legislation to fund an earthquake early warning system that could save lives, reduce injuries, and mitigate infrastructure damage from the devastating effects of a major quake off the Oregon Coast. 

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