Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Moving Passengers and Freight into the Future: A Review of the Report of the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission

253 Russell
Tue, 22 Apr 2008 18:30:00 GMT

The Commission’s Report, required pursuant to section 1909 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU, Public Law 109-59), was released January 15, 2008. The hearing will examine the Report’s recommendations relating to freight mobility; highway, auto, and truck safety; passenger and freight rail capacity and service development; intermodal transportation; and the integration of our surface, maritime, and aviation networks. Witnesses are expected to testify regarding the methodology used to analyze the nation’s long-term transportation system needs and the Report’s recommendations for financing short- and long-term capital investment in infrastructure improvements and expansions.

  • Jack Schenendorf, Commission Vice Chair, Counsel
  • Frank Busalacchi, Commission Member, Secretary, Wisconsin Department of Transportation
  • Steve Heminger, Commission Member, Executive Director, Metropolitan Transportation Commission
  • Matt Rose, Commission Member, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, BNSF Railway
  • Patrick Quinn, Commission Member, Co-Chairman and President, U.S. Xpress Enterprises

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