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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
July 25, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation - Menendez, Booker, Sires, Watson Coleman Urge USDOT to Change Rule on Performance Measures for Congestion Relief
July 13, 2016 Merkley, Wyden Introduce Legislation to Address Oil Train Derailments
July 5, 2016 Wyden and Merkley: Port of Coos Bay Earns $11 Million Transportation Grant
June 23, 2016 Wyden, Merkley Statement on Federal Railroad Administration Report on Mosier Oil Train Derailment
June 22, 2016 Letter to Sarah Feinberg, Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration - Senators Ask Federal Railroad Administration to Halt Resumption of Oil Train Traffic in Columbia River Gorge
June 15, 2016 Letter to the honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the Department of Transportation, and Administrator Marie Dominguez, Member of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration - Call to Federal Agencies to Protect Communities from Dangers of Volatile Crude Oil
June 9, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Christopher Hart, Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board - Wyden, Merkley Call on National Transportation Safety Board to More Closely Examine Future Oil Train Derailments
June 7, 2016 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017
June 6, 2016 Oregon Leaders call for Oil Train Moratorium in the Columbia River Gorge
Dec. 4, 2015 Merkley Highlights Oregon Wins in Transportation Bill
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Conference Committee - Regarding Transportation Funding
July 21, 2015 Merkley Statement on Failed Transportation Vote
July 17, 2015 Menendez & Senate Colleagues Announce Key Principles for New Transit Authorization Bill
June 24, 2015 Merkley Statement on Committee Passage of Bill to Increase Transportation Funding
June 16, 2015 Letter to CEOs of Ten Major Airlines - Shrinking Size of Carry-on Bags
May 21, 2015 Wyden, Merkley Laud FAA Decision on Unmanned Aircraft
May 21, 2015 Merkley Announces $50 Million for Small Ports in Appropriations Bill that Passed Senate Committee
May 15, 2015 Koin 6 - Governor Brown Test Rides New Max Orange Line
May 1, 2015 Wyden, Merkley Statement on Transportation Department Oil Trains Rule
April 30, 2015 Wyden, Schumer, Feinstein, Casey, Merkley, Brown, Warner Introduce Bill to Protect Communities from Oil Train Accidents
April 23, 2015 Bizjournals - Merkley Takes Lead on 'Made in U.S.' Construction Bill
March 30, 2015 Merkley Works Across New Tilikum Crossing, Touts Bridge as Example of Needed Investments
March 23, 2015 Letter to Susan Collins, Chairman of the Subcommitte on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, and Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies - 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 Feinstein Supports Call for Crude-by-Rail Safety Investments
Nov. 25, 2014 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Update Unmanned Aircraft Rules
Sept. 29, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Provide Hazmat Train Information to First Responders
Aug. 22, 2014 Merkley Pledges to Continue Fighting for Critical Dredging Funds for Small Ports
July 23, 2014 Responding to Merkley's Call to Improve Oil Train Safety, DOT Announces Proposed New Rules
June 26, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Transparency of Crude-by-Rail Trains
June 18, 2014 Wyden, Merkley Safety of Dams Bill Takes Step Forward
June 18, 2014 Senate Committee Passes Crooked River Collaborative Water Security Act
June 10, 2014 Letter to Christopher Hart, Acting Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board - Crude Oil Transports Via Railroads
June 5, 2014 Merkley Announces Wins for Oregon Jobs as Two Appropriations Bills Pass Through Committee
May 15, 2014 Merkley Helps Pass Job-Creating Transportation Bill Out of Committee
May 9, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Notify States of All Oil Train Shipments
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - New Investments in Crude-by-Rail Safety
April 3, 2014 Letter to Chairman Murray and Ranking Member Collins - Support Safe Transportation of Energy Products Fund to Increase Rail Safety
Feb. 18, 2014 Merkley: New Fuel Efficiency Standards for Trucks a No Brainer
Jan. 16, 2014 Merkley Secures Support for Threatened Control Towers in Omnibus Bill
March 21, 2013 Patricia Clark Boston Air Route Traffic Control Center
March 14, 2013 Senator Blunt Co-Sponsors Amendment To Protect Contract Tower Program
July 23, 2012 Wyden and Merkley Announce More than $12 Million in Transportation Grant Funding
July 16, 2012 Defazio, Wyden, Merkley Urge Corps to Dredge Port of Port Orford
July 3, 2012 Merkley Celebrates Finish of "Border to Border: Oil-Free Across Oregon" Tour
July 3, 2012 Merkley Kicks Off "Border to Border: Oil-Free Across Oregon" Tour
June 29, 2012 Merkley: Transportation Bill Creates Jobs in Oregon
May 17, 2012 Merkley, Wyden Announce $85 Million for Portland to Milwaukie Light Rail Line
May 14, 2012 Merkley Statement on New Alaska Airlines Flight From DC to Portland
May 12, 2012 An Oregon Perspective: What We Can Do to Lower Gas Prices
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