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Gerry Connolly's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

Office: U.S. House (VA) - District 11, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 11
Date Title
Aug. 16, 2016 Connolly Statement on the FTA's WMATA Stop Signal Overrun Investigation
Aug. 4, 2016 The Washington Post - Metro Officials May Have Known of Track Defect in 2009, NTSB Officials Say
July 8, 2016 Meadows, Connolly Introduce 'Ride Sharing' Bill
July 8, 2016 Meadows-Connolly Introduce Bill to Add Transportation Options for Feds During SmartTrack
June 9, 2016 Letter to Ash Carter, Secretary, Department of Defense- Capital Region Delegation Continues to Press for Quiet Skies
May 25, 2016 Connolly Statement on Gov. McAuliffe's Executive Directive To Strengthen Safety Oversight of Metro
May 20, 2016 The Government Executive- Lawmaker: Let D.C.-Area Feds Telework Due to Metro Disruptions
May 19, 2016 Connolly Statement on Finalized SafeTrack Plan
May 18, 2016 National Capital Region Delegation Hosts Meeting with Metro on SafeTrack Plan
May 11, 2016 Letter to Paul Wiedefeld, General Manager, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority- Requesting Details of WMATA's SafeTrack Maintenance Plan
May 6, 2016 Connolly Statement on Metro's Unprecedented Maintenance Plan
May 3, 2016 Connolly Statement on Definitive NTSB L'Enfant Plaza Incident Report
April 18, 2016 Connolly Statement on FTA Metro Safety Blitz Findings
April 15, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Anthony Foxx, U.S. Department of Transportation - National Capital Region Members Endorse Memorial Bridge Grant Application
April 13, 2016 Hearing of the Transportation and Public Assets and Government Operations Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Connoly, Hearing on "Examining the Safety and Service of D.C. Metro"
April 12, 2016 Letter to Jonathan Jarvis, Director of the National Park Service - Warner, Kaine, Beyer, Connolly, Norton Call for NPS, Regional Collaboration on Memorial Bridge
April 12, 2016 Letter to Director Jonathan Jarvis, National Parks Service- Calling for National Park Service, Regional Collaboration on Memorial Bridge
March 17, 2016 Letter to- The Honorable Mario Diaz-Balart, Chariman and The Honorable David Price, Ranking Member, House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee-TIGER Grants
Dec. 16, 2015 Connolly Statement on Restoration of the Full $150 Million Federal Contribution to Metro
Dec. 4, 2015 Connolly Statement on House Passage of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act:
Nov. 30, 2015 Rep. Gerald E. Connolly's statement on today's NTSB recommendations
Nov. 18, 2015 Connolly Appointed to Surface Transportation Conference Committee
Nov. 5, 2015 Connolly Statement on New Metro General Manager
Nov. 4, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Continue Federal Support for Port of Va.'s Craney Island Project
Nov. 2, 2015 Connolly Statement on Latest Metro Setback
Sept. 29, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Implementation of Positive Train Control
Sept. 15, 2015 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman on Ways and Means Committee and Sander Levin, Ranking Member on Committee on Ways and Means - Restore Transit Tax Benefit
Aug. 28, 2015 Connolly Statement on Metro Report on August 6 Derailment
Aug. 12, 2015 Connolly Statement on WMATA's Annoucement of the Cause of Last Week's Metro Train Derailment
July 21, 2015 Opening Statement of Ranking Member Gerald E. Connolly - D.C. Metro: Update
July 15, 2015 Connolly Statement on GAO Report On Metro Financial Management and Safety Issues
June 16, 2015 Comstock Joins National Capital Region House Delegation Wanting Continuous Monitoring to Improve the Safety Culture at WMATA after Briefing with FTA Officials
June 16, 2015 The Washington Post: Federal transit officials find significant flaws in Metro's system for ensuring safety
June 9, 2015 Letter to Jack Requa, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Interim General Manager and Chief Executive Officer - Demanding Immediate Action to Ensure all Power Cable Connector Assemblies are Properly Installe
June 9, 2015 Letter to Jack Requa, WMATA Interim General Manager and Chief Executive Officer - Power Cable Connector Safety
June 4, 2015 Washington Post - Region's congressional delegation continues to fight Hill for full Metro funding
June 4, 2015 DC-Area Delegation "Deeply Disappointed' by House Cut of $50 Million in Federal Commitment to Metro in Appropriations Bill
June 3, 2015 Transportation, Housing, Urban Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2578, Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Act
May 7, 2015 Letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan, United States Postal Service - U.S. Postal Service Must Invest in Modern and Efficient Delivery Fleet
May 5, 2015 Letter to John Thune, Chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Bill Nelson, Ranking Member of the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Bill Shuster, Chairman of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the Committee of Transportation and Infrastructure - Maintain Current Flight Rules at Reagan National & Dulles Airports
April 30, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - U.S. Open Skies Policy
April 29, 2015 Statement from the National Capital Region Congressional Delegation on the Proposal to Reduce Federal Funding for Metro
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
Feb. 11, 2015 Connolly Statement on NTSB Safety Recommendations
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. 27, 2015 Cummings Announces Subcommittee Ranking Members for Oversight Committee
Jan. 21, 2015 The Hill - Lawmakers: Metro Smoke Fatality "Unacceptable'
Jan. 21, 2015 Connolly Statement on NTSB/WMATA Briefing on Jan. 12 Metro Incident
Jan. 13, 2015 Beyer and Connolly Joint Statement on Metro Tragedy
Dec. 18, 2014 Warner, Kaine, Connolly Applaud Closing On Final TIFIA Loans For Silver Line Construction
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