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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
Aug. 4, 2015 Following Tragic Killing of African Lion, Blumenthal, Booker Demand Airlines Prohibit Shipment of Animal Trophies
July 30, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Vote Against Senate Transportation Bill
July 28, 2015 Following Discovery of Wireless Car Hacking Vulnerability and Subsequent Auto Recall, Blumenthal, Markey Urge NHTSA to Investigate Potential Safety, Security Threats in Additional Vehicles
July 24, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Fiat Chrysler Hacking Recall
July 21, 2015 Sens. Markey, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Protect Drivers from Auto Security, Privacy Risks with Standards & "Cyber Dashboard" Rating System
July 21, 2015 Sens. Blumenthal, Markey Introduce Legislation to Protect Drivers from Auto Security, Privacy Risks with Standards & "Cyber Dashboard" Rating System
July 20, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Purchase of Sikorsky by Lockheed Martin
July 16, 2015 Senators Blumenthal and Markey: Republican Highway Bill Puts Auto and Rail Safety Reforms In Reverse
July 16, 2015 Senators Blumenthal and Markey: Republican Highway Bill Puts Auto and Rail Safety Reforms In Reverse
July 10, 2015 Blumenthal, Shore Line Commuters Celebrate Amtrak Decision To Continue Important Transit Program
July 9, 2015 Senate Lawmakers Propose Sweeping Auto Safety Reforms
July 8, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on NTSB Safety Recommendations for Train Cameras
July 1, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on DOJ Investigation into Potential Airline Collusion
June 22, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey Call for Increased Transparency, Accountability at NHTSA
June 22, 2015 Sens. Markey, Blumenthal Call for Increased Transparency, Accountability at NHTSA
June 19, 2015 Blumenthal, Wicker Urge Colleagues to Reject Mandate of Unprecedented, Large Trailers on U.S. Highways
June 18, 2015 Blumenthal Issues Statement on MTA/ Operation Lifesaver Public Education Campaign to Improve Safety at Railroad Crossings
June 18, 2015 Boxer, Colleagues Reintroduce Legislation to Address Pilot Fatigue
June 17, 2015 Citing Unprecedented Consolidation within Airline Industry, Blumenthal Urges DOJ to Investigate Potential Anti-Competitive, Anti-Consumer Behavior and Misuse of Market Power
June 10, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Final $663 Million Judgement Against Trinity Guardrails
June 10, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on FRA Safety Advisory Recommendations on Passenger Rail Speeding
June 5, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey Statement on NHTSA's "Path Forward" Report
June 5, 2015 Blumenthal Statement On DOT Draft Truck Size and Weight Study
June 4, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Commerce Committee Approval of Vice Admiral Neffenger as TSA Chief
May 26, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Amtrak Plans to Install Inward-Facing Cameras
May 21, 2015 Letter to Susan Collins, Chairman, and Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Increasing Funding for Positive Train Control
May 21, 2015 Blumenthal Backs Bill to Raise Outdated Liability Cap for Amtrak Victims
May 19, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey Statement on Expansion of Takata Airbag Recall
May 13, 2015 Blumenthal, Schumer Statement on Amtrak Derailment
May 12, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey Statement on GM Compensation Fund Approval of 100th Death Claim Related to Faulty Ignition Switches
May 11, 2015 Infrastructure
May 8, 2015 Blumenthal, Schumer, Murphy, Esty Applaud Finalization of $967 Million FRA Loan to Bring Positive Train Control Technology to Metro-North Rail Lines
May 5, 2015 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2016 -- Conference Report -- Continued
May 1, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on New DOT Tank Car Safety Rules
May 1, 2015 Blumenthal, Advocates Condemn Airline Discriminatory Pricing; Protections Needed to Safeguard Passenger Personal Information, Prevent Abuse
April 30, 2015 Kirk, Blumenthal Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Curb Rental Car Costs for Consumers
April 24, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on $967 Million FRA Loan to Bring Positive Train Control Technology to Metro-North Rail Lines
April 20, 2015 Schumer, Blumenthal: Despite Recent Rail Crashes, Like Spuyten Duyvil & Derailment of Dangerous Oil Cars, Positive Train Control, Best Way to Prevent Dangerous Crashes, Has Not Yet Been Implemented; Senators Introduce Legislation Requiring PTC by 2018, For Both Passenger & Freight Trains Carrying Hazardous Oil Cars
April 15, 2015 Letter to Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, Commandment of the Coast Guard - Passenger Protection for Cruise Vessels
April 14, 2015 Positive Train Control and Railroad Safety
April 13, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on MTA Inspector General's Report on Metro-North
March 26, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on Opposition to Extending Deadline for Implementation of Life-Saving, Rail Safety Technology
March 23, 2015 Feinstein Supports Call for Crude-by-Rail Safety Investments
March 23, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Susan Collins, Charmin of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, and the Honorable Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies - Crude Oil by Rail
March 23, 2015 Blumenthal Calls for Crude-By-Rail Safety Investments
March 19, 2015 Blumenthal Statement on FTC Settlement with BMW Over Conditioned Warranty Coverage
March 13, 2015 Blumenthal Statement On Federal Highway Administration Testing Of ET-Plus Guardrail End Terminals
March 12, 2015 Blumenthal Statement On Senate Confirmation Of National Transportation Safety Board Chairman And Member
March 12, 2015 Executive Session
March 12, 2015 Blumenthal Statement On Federal Highway Administration Guardrail Evaluation Report
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