Vice Chair Paul WorleyDirector – Rail DivisionNCDOT
The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Don Young (R-AK) announced the introduction of a bi-partisan, six-year, $375 billion highway and transit reauthorization bill. Bryan Nicol, Indiana DOT Commissioner and AASHTO Vice President, was present to congratulate the Chairman and leadership of the Committee on introduction of this much-needed legislation.
Submitted written testimony on the importance of federal funding for passenger rail to the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. The committee held a hearing on Thursday, October 02 on the Bush Administration's plan for the national intercity passenger rail network.
AAR & ATA Cooperation
Statement of American Trucking Associations and Associations of American Railroads--June 25, 2003
Common Legislative and Policy Goals (PDF)
States Urge Stability for Intercity Passenger Rail
Concerned about the short-term financial stability of Amtrak, state transportation officials this week urged action to ensure uninterrupted service for at least two years while a "workable framework" is developed to provide intercity passenger-rail service in the future. Intercity Passenger Rail (PDF)