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Richard Blumenthal's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

Office: U.S. Senate (CT) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
Oct. 5, 2017 Blumenthal Secures Critical Safety and Accountability Measures in Autonomous Vehicle Legislation
Oct. 5, 2017 Blumenthal Secures Critical Safety and Accountability Measures in Autonomous Vehicle Legislation
Sept. 21, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Mick Mulvaney, Director of Office of Management and Budget Director - Taxpayer Funded Travel for Executive Branch Officials
Sept. 21, 2017 As National Transportation Safety Board Confirms Sleep Apnea a Factor in Tragic Train Crashes, Blumenthal Calls on Trump to Explain Reckless Reversal of Transportation Safety Measures
Sept. 20, 2017 New Blumenthal and Markey-Requested GAO Report Highlights Need to Ground Exorbitant Airline Fees
Sept. 18, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation - Protect Consumers from Dangerous Flood-Damaged Vehicle Sales
Sept. 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Department of Transportation - DOT Investigate Skyrocketing Airline Prices for Evacuees
Sept. 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation - Investigate Skyrocketing Airline Prices for Evacuees
Aug. 25, 2017 Letter to Michael P.Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Safety Measures to Curb Small Aircraft Crashes
Aug. 18, 2017 Gov. Malloy, Senators Blumenthal and Murphy, Attorney General Jepsen Defend Designation of Long Island Sound Dredging Site
Aug. 9, 2017 Letter to Mr. Timothy J. Sloan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wells Fargo & Company - Automobile Insurance Practices
July 31, 2017 On National Heatstroke Prevention Day, Blumenthal & Franken Announce Bill to Prevent Child Hot Car Deaths
July 28, 2017 Schakowsky, Blumenthal & Markey Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Require Used Car Dealers Repair Safety Defects, Recalls Before Selling
July 25, 2017 Blumenthal Statement on Valhalla Train Crash Investigation
July 19, 2017 Letter to Richard Anderson, Co-Chief Executive Officer of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation - Preserve Passenger Protections
July 12, 2017 Blumenthal Applauds FRA Decision to Scrap Old Lyme Rail Bypass Plans, Raises Concern Regarding Impact to Fairfield County
July 11, 2017 Blumenthal Statement on Nomination of Ron Batory to Lead Federal Railroad Administration
July 11, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Elaine L. Chao, Secretary of US Department of Transportation, and Mr Jack Danielson, Acting Deputy Administrator of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Transparency on Airbag and Vehicle Safety
July 3, 2017 Blumenthal Announces Bill to Prevent Child Hot Car Deaths
July 3, 2017 Letter to Mr. Joseph J. Lhota, Chairman of Metropolitan Transportation Authority - Derailment on Metro-North Railroad
June 30, 2017 Blumenthal Fights for Passenger Protections in FAA Reauthorization
June 26, 2017 Markey, Blumenthal Introduce Airline Passengers' Bill of Rights
May 31, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security - Impact of Airline Baggage Fees on Aviation Security
May 26, 2017 Letter to Mr. Joseph Giulietti, President of Metro-North Rail - Metro-North Train Derailment
May 22, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao and the Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Secretary of Transportation and Director of the Hoffice of Management and Budget - Denouncing Trump Administration's Threat to Cancel Funding for Shovel-Ready Public Transit Projects
May 4, 2017 As Summer Vacation Season Arrives, Senators Markey and Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Ground Rising Airline Fees
April 27, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Thad Cochran and the Honorable Patrick Leahy, Chairman and Vice Chairman of Senate Appropriations Committee, andthe Honorable Susan Collins, Chairwoman, and the Honorable Jack Reed, Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies - Northeast Corridor Grants Program
April 26, 2017 Blumenthal & Himes Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Strengthen Cruise Passenger Safety Laws
April 11, 2017 Letter to Oscar Munoz, CEO of United Airlines - United's Boarding Policy
April 11, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation - Protection of Air Passenger Rights
April 10, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Susan Collins, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, and the Hon. Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies - Call for Continued Investment in Public Transportation
April 7, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Susan M. Collins, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, and the Hon. Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies - In support of Strong Investments in TIGER Program in Fiscal Year 2018
April 6, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Susan Collins, Chairwoman, and the Honorable Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies - Funding for Northeast Corridor Programs for Fiscal Year 2018
April 6, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Susan Collins, Chairwoman, and the Honorable Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and related Agencies - Funding for National Transportation Safety Board for Fiscal Year 2018
March 9, 2017 Reps. Cohen and Kinzinger, Senators Blumenthal, Schumer, Markey, Menendez and Feinstein Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral SEAT Act
Feb. 14, 2017 Letter to Mr. Joseph Giulietti, President of the MTA-Metro-North Railroad - Provide Plan for Upgrades and Better Service in Wake of Low Ridership
Feb. 14, 2017 Murphy, Blumenthal, Esty Call on Metro-north to Provide Plan for Upgrades & Better Service in Wake of Low Ridership
Jan. 20, 2017 Blumenthal Statement on FRA Enforcement of Rail-Safety Rules
Jan. 12, 2017 Blumenthal, Markey Statement on Fiat Chrysler Emissions Cheat Allegations
Jan. 11, 2017 Blumenthal Presses Chao on Transportation Safety & Infrastructure Investment
Jan. 8, 2017 Letter to Chairman Hart - Investigate & Make Public Which Railroads Are Playing One-off With Safety
Jan. 4, 2017 In Response to New York Train Crash, Blumenthal Calls for Immediate Action to Improve Rail Safety
Dec. 23, 2016 Letter to Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Island Air, JetBlue Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines, Virgin Airlines - Ban E-Cigarettes From Aircraft Cabins
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. 16, 2016 Blumenthal & Markey Slam Anti-Consumer & Anti-Safety FTC Settlements Allowing Used Car Dealers to Advertise Cars with Unrepaired Recalls as 'Safe'
Dec. 16, 2016 Blumenthal: FRA Plan to Route Rail Through Old Lyme is "Dead on Arrival" but Investments in New Haven-Harford-Springfield Line and Existing Track Upgrades are Welcome
Dec. 9, 2016 Markey, Blumenthal Call for Ban on Voice Communications on Mobile Devices During Flight
Dec. 6, 2016 Blumenthal & Markey Respond to Autonation Decision to Resume Sales of "Deadly" Cars Under Recall
Dec. 6, 2016 Markey, Blumenthal Respond to Autonation Decision to Resume Sales of "Deadly" Cars Under Recall
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
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