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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
May 19, 2016 After Briefing from TSA, Markey and Blumenthal Reiterate Call to Airlines to Suspend Bag Fees This Summer
May 18, 2016 Letter to John Hoeven and Jeanne Shaheen, Chairman and Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Homeland Security- TSA Funding for Long Wait Times
May 10, 2016 Letter to American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Allegiant, JetBlue, Alaska Air, Hawaiian Airlines, Virgin America, Sun Country, and Island Air Hawaii- Stop Charging Bag Fees This Summer
April 7, 2016 Sen. Rand Paul Introduces Amendments to FAA Reauthorization Act
March 23, 2016 Letter to Susan Collins, Chair and Jack Reed, Ranking Member, Sucbommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development-Northeast Corridor
March 16, 2016 Markey Amendments on Drone Privacy, No Knives on Planes, Cell Phone Use on Planes Included in Senate FAA Reauthorization Bill
March 2, 2016 Markey Applauds E-Cigarette Ban on Commercial Flights
Feb. 10, 2016 Blumenthal, Markey Statement on VW Recall of 850,000 Vehicles with Potentially-Lethal Takata Airbags
Feb. 8, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Michael P. Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - How Are You Preventing Drones from Colliding with Aircraft?
Feb. 2, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Recall Every Vehicle with Potentially-Lethal Takata Airbags, Use Every Tool Available to Accelerate Repairs
Jan. 15, 2016 Markey & Blumenthal Statement on Voluntary NHTSA-Automaker Safety Agreement
Jan. 7, 2016 Letter to Michael Horn, CEO Volkswagen Group of America - Compensation Options for Car Owners Decieved by Company's Emmission Default Devices
Jan. 5, 2016 After Efforts from Markey, Klobuchar and Blumenthal, Department of Justice Sues Volkswagen for Emissions Violations
Jan. 4, 2016 Markey, Blumenthal Statement On Takata Manipulation Of Airbag Test Data
Dec. 23, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey on NHTSA Recall Completion Rates: "Completely Unacceptable and a Massive Disappointment"
Dec. 10, 2015 Markey, Blumenthal Statement on NHTSA- Fiat Civil Penalty Settlement on Failure to Report Legally Required Auto Safety Data
Dec. 10, 2015 Congressional Delegation Applauds Federal Disaster Funding for Massachusetts
Dec. 9, 2015 Statement on DOT's Inclusion of Crash Avoidance Technology in 5-Star Auto Ratings
Nov. 19, 2015 Letter to Michael Horn, President and CEO, Volkswagen (VW) Group of America - Buy Back Polluting Vehicles at Fair Market Value
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Conference Committee - Regarding Transportation Funding
Nov. 13, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and The Honorable Harry Reid, Senate MInority Leader - Protect Safety, Consumer Protection, Fuel Economy Provisions in Surface Transportation Bill
Nov. 13, 2015 Letter to Senate Committee Chairs and Ranking Members James Inhofe, John Thune, Richard Shelby, Orrin Hatch, Barbara Boxer. Bill Nelson, Sherrod Brown, and Ron Wyden - Save Essential Funding for the Most Densely Travelled Region in the Country
Nov. 10, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Mark Rosekind, Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Ensure American Consumers' Safety Is Not Compromised, Defective Airbags Are Fixed
Nov. 9, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey: Volkswagen 'Goodwill Package' Insultingly Inadequate
Nov. 3, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey Statement on NHTSA-TAKATA Settlement
Nov. 2, 2015 Markey, Blumenthal Statement on Growing VW Auto-Emission Scandal
Oct. 29, 2015 Letter to The Honorable Dr. Mark Rosekind, Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -Re-Evaluate VW's Fuel Economy Compliance, and Require VW to Re-pay CAFE Credits
Oct. 26, 2015 Tsongas, Warren, Markey announce major $13.4 million Federal TIGER grant awarded to the City of Lowell
Oct. 26, 2015 Markey Statement on PHMSA E-Cigarette Ruling Protecting Safety in Skies
Oct. 23, 2015 Senators Markey, Blumenthal: NHTSA's Takata Recall Expansion One Year Late
Oct. 19, 2015 Markey Statement on New FAA Drone Registration Requirement
Oct. 1, 2015 Following Senators' Urging, DOT Identifies, Takes Action Against Airline Passenger Discrimination
Sept. 29, 2015 Markey, Blumenthal Blast New Revelation of Fiat Chrysler Early Warning Reporting System Failure
Sept. 17, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey Statement on Reported DOJ-GM Settlement
Aug. 20, 2015 Letter to Kevin Kennedy, Executive Vice President, Takata - Voluntarily Recall All Vehicles with Takata Airbags
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 Senator Markey Statement on Fiat Chrysler Recall
July 21, 2015 Sens. Markey, Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Protect Drivers from Auto Security, Privacy Risks with Standards & "Cyber Dashboard" Rating System
July 16, 2015 Senate Committee Advances Bipartisan Legislation to Promote Safer Streets and Communities
July 16, 2015 Senate Committee Advances Senator Schatz's Bipartisan Legislation to Promote Safer Streets and Communities
July 9, 2015 Senate Lawmakers Propose Sweeping Auto Safety Reforms
July 2, 2015 Warren, Markey, Keating Announce More than $12.5 Million in U.S. DOT Grants to Airports in 9th District
July 1, 2015 Department of Transportation Awards the City of Beverly with a $700,000 Grant for Infrastructure Improvements at Beverly Municipal Airport
June 22, 2015 Sens. Markey, Blumenthal Call for Increased Transparency, Accountability at NHTSA
June 18, 2015 Boxer, Colleagues Reintroduce Legislation to Address Pilot Fatigue
June 10, 2015 Key Bipartisan, Bicameral Auto Consumer Protection Legislation Introduced
June 5, 2015 Blumenthal, Markey Statement on NHTSA's "Path Forward" Report
June 5, 2015 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General - Derelict Vessel Response Policies
June 5, 2015 Markey, Blumenthal Statement on NHTSA's "Path Forward"
June 5, 2015 Letter to Greg Armstrong, Chairman and CEO of Plains Pipeline, LP - Plains Oil Spill
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