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Grace Meng's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 6, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Women's Equality for U.S. House - District 6
Date Title
Sept. 30, 2016 Meng Urges NYC and New York and Atlantic Railway to Implement Safety Improvements Outlined in Probe of Maspeth, Queens Train Crash
July 13, 2016 Meng Criticizes Passage of FAA Reauthorization Act for Not Including Provisions to Combat Airplane Noise
June 10, 2016 Letter to Sarah E. Feinberg, Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration- Meng Demands Answers About Last Year's Fiery Train Collision in Maspeth, Queens
June 9, 2016 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the FAA- Meng Expresses Concern Over New Plan for Newark Airport that May Create Additional Airplane Noise Over Queens
June 8, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Carter, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security and The Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Seeking To Improve Efficiency & Lift Arbitrary Cap On Screeners
June 8, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Carter and the Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard - TSA Delays and Improve Efficiency and Increase Workforce
June 3, 2016 House Passes Legislation Containing Multiple Provisions Authored by Congresswoman Meng; Measures Include Items Benefiting the Military, Veterans, Women and Israel
May 24, 2016 Meng Meets with NASA to Discuss Combating Airplane Noise Over Queens
April 27, 2016 Quigley, Quiet Skies Caucus Introduce Airplane Impacts Mitigation Act
Dec. 7, 2015 Meng Transportation Measures Become Law
Nov. 25, 2015 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Increasing Transportation Funding
Nov. 5, 2015 Meng Transportation Legislation Passed by House
Nov. 4, 2015 Hire more Heroes Act of 2015
Oct. 2, 2015 Meng Introduces Legislation Requiring EPA to Take Over Efforts to Combat Airplane Noise Over Queens
Sept. 10, 2015 Letter to Patrick Foye, Executive Director of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey - Perimeter rule at Liguardia Airport
Aug. 3, 2015 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary for the Department of Transportation and Shau Donovan, Director for the Office of Management and Budget - State Maritime Academies
July 22, 2015 Meng Issues Statement on FRA Safety Review of New York and Atlantic Railway
July 15, 2015 Letter to Bill Shuster, Member US House of Representatives, and Peter DeFazio, Member US House of Representatives - Aircraft Noise
July 10, 2015 Meng Issues Statement on New Video Showing Train-Truck Crash in Maspeth, Queens
June 10, 2015 Queens Courier - Congresswoman Meng Pushes for EPA Action on Airplane Noise
April 30, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - U.S. Open Skies Policy
April 30, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Airplane Noise
March 27, 2015 Letter to Secretary Anthony Foxx, Department of Transportation - Bird Strike Prevention Technology at Nation's Airports
March 23, 2015 Letter to Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee, and David Price, Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee - TIGER Transportation Funding
March 5, 2015 Meng Secures More Airplane Noise Monitors for Queens
Feb. 23, 2015 Meng, Nadler, and Matsui Secure $30 Million to Upgrade Nation's Old Diesel Engines
Feb. 19, 2015 Governor Cuomo Announces $28 Million for Flood Protection at LaGuardia Airport
Feb. 11, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives - Improving Transportation Infrastructure
Jan. 21, 2015 Meng Announces Support for AirTrain to LaGuardia Airport
Nov. 20, 2014 Letter to Barbara Fiala, Commissioner of NY Department of Motor Vehicles - Dismissal of Tickets Against Driver Who Killed 3-Year-Old in Flushing, Queens
Nov. 6, 2014 Meng Announces Legislation That Aims to Create Postage Stamp in Honor of Chinese Railroad Workers Who Helped Construct America's First Transcontinental Railroad
Oct. 31, 2014 Meng, Stavisky, Kim and Koo Announce Update on Flushing LIRR Improvements
Oct. 12, 2014 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Airplane Noise
Oct. 2, 2014 Reps. Meeks, Israel, Meng, McCarthy, Crowley, and Bishop Announce Quiet Skies Caucus to Combat Aircraft Noise
Oct. 1, 2014 Reps. Crowley, Israel, Meng and McCarthy Announce Quiet Skies Caucus to Combat Aircraft Noise
Sept. 12, 2014 Meng, Israel and Quigley Urge FAA to Reduce Aircraft Noise Level Metric
July 11, 2014 New York Reps. Statement on LIRR Stalemate
June 10, 2014 Meng Highlights Efforts to Speed-Up Wait Times for Customs Inspections at JFK
May 2, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Support for Vision Zero TIGER Application
March 24, 2014 Meng Hails Move to Address Airplane Noise Over Queens
Nov. 14, 2013 After Calling for its Formation, Reps. Israel And Meng, Sens. Schumer and Gillibrand Commend Creation of Airplane Noise Community Roundtable
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - US Airways and American Airlines Lawsuit
Sept. 17, 2013 Reps. Israel, Meng and Crowley Urge FAA to Continue Environmental Reviews for LaGuardia and JFK Flights
June 21, 2013 U.S. Reps. Crowley, Meng, Council Member Dromm and MTA LIRR President Williams Announce Start of Elmhurst LIRR Station Ridership Survey
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Jobs for Queens
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