Senate Commerce Committee

Bi-partisan legislation has been introduced in the Senate to remedy what are termed “significant challenges in the federal environmental permitting process” that delay and discourage railroads from constructing additional capacity.
What does Senate Republican control and the largest House Republican majority since the 1940s mean for railroad reregulation, Amtrak’s future, high- and higher-speed rail, transit funding, Positive Train Control (PTC),…
John D. Rockefeller IV, the Democratic Senator from West Virginia and chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, has made many efforts to impose new regulations on…