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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
Jan. 12, 2017 Blumenthal, Markey Statement on Fiat Chrysler Emissions Cheat Allegations
Dec. 16, 2016 Blumenthal & Markey Slam Anti-Consumer & Anti-Safety FTC Settlements Allowing Used Car Dealers to Advertise Cars with Unrepaired Recalls as 'Safe'
Dec. 6, 2016 Blumenthal & Markey Respond to Autonation Decision to Resume Sales of "Deadly" Cars Under Recall
Nov. 23, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Mark R. Rosekind, Ph. D., Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Amend Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards to Better Protect Back-Seat Passengers
Nov. 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Mark R. Rosekind, PhD, Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Call to Amend Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards
Nov. 21, 2016 Letter to Robin Hayes, President and CEO of JetBlue - Request that JetBlue Retrofit Their Pre-2014 Airbus A320 Series Aircraft with Vortex Generators to Reduce Noise
Nov. 16, 2016 Letter to the Honorable MIchael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Call on the FAA to Establish Cybersecurity Protections for Aircraft
Oct. 31, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General of the Department of Justice and Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Regarding the Lack of Standards and Support Provided to Airline Personnel in Addressing and Responding to Incidents of Sexual Harassment and Assault
Oct. 25, 2016 Blumenthal, Markey Welcome Judge's Approval of VW Settlement
Oct. 24, 2016 Markey, Blumenthal on New Transportation Dept. Auto Cybersecurity Guidance: It's A Take-Home Exam for Failing Students
Oct. 19, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Michael Huerta, Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration - Increase Community Participation in Process to Address Airplane Noise
Oct. 18, 2016 Blumenthal, Markey on DOT Airline Announcement: New Efforts Welcome, But Much More Must Actually Take Flight
Oct. 3, 2016 Markey and Blumenthal: Potential Takata Restructuring Could Undermine NHTSA Consent Degree, Endanger Driving Public
Oct. 3, 2016 U.S. Secretary of Transportation Visits Lowell
Aug. 31, 2016 Blumenthal & Markey Call for Federal Investigation of Takata Truck Explosion
Aug. 24, 2016 Markey and Blumenthal Statement on New Data That Reveals Airline-caused Factors Biggest Cause of Flight Delays
Aug. 23, 2016 Markey, Blumenthal & Warren Call On Administration To Promote Airline Competition, Act On Executive Order
Aug. 23, 2016 Blumenthal, Markey, & Warren Call on Administration to Promote Airline Competition, Act on Executive Order
July 26, 2016 Letter to Toshikai Mikoshiba, President and CEO of Honda North America - Blumenthal & Markey Call on Honda to Immediately Issue "Do Not Drive" Order for Vehicles with These Air Bags
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
June 28, 2016 Markey, Blumenthal Applaud Partial VW Settlement in Emissions Cheating Scandal
June 28, 2016 Blumenthal, Markey Applaud Partial VW Settlement in Emissions Cheating Scandal
June 23, 2016 Blumenthal, Markey Statement on Reported VW Settlement
June 9, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Peter Neffenger, Administrator, Transportation Security Administration - Railroad Soft Targets
May 27, 2016 Letter to Various Airline Carriers - Heading Into Memorial Day Weekend, Blumenthal & Markey Call on Airlines to Take Action Immediately to Help End Long Lines
May 19, 2016 After Briefing from TSA, Markey and Blumenthal Reiterate Call to Airlines to Suspend Bag Fees This Summer
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 11, 2016 Faa Reauthorization Bill
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 Congressional Delegation Applauds Federal Disaster Funding for Massachusetts
Dec. 10, 2015 Markey, Blumenthal Statement on NHTSA- Fiat Civil Penalty Settlement on Failure to Report Legally Required Auto Safety Data
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
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