More on Transportation

May 16, 2017

Langevin Introduces Bill to Invest $2.75 Billion in Fixing Structurally Deficient Bridges, Creating Jobs

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced the Strengthen and Fortify Existing (SAFE) Bridges Act.

May 15, 2017

Langevin, Whitehouse Highlight Bill to Invest $170 Million in Fixing RI Bridges, Creating Jobs

Congressman Jim Langevin and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse called on Congress to pass the Strengthen and Fortify Existing (SAFE) Bridges Act.

Feb 28, 2017

Langevin Statement on Trump’s Address to Congress

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued the a statement in response to President Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress.

Jan 26, 2017

Langevin Voices Opposition to Charlestown Rail Realignment

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) sent a letter to the Federal Railroad Administration opposing the current proposal for realigning tracks in Washington County, as part of the Northeast Corridor Future “NEC Future” Tier 1 plan.

Jul 27, 2016

RI Wins $13.1M Federal TIGER Grant for Pawtucket, Central Falls Rail Station

Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation announced a $13.1 million federal boost for building a new commuter rail station long-sought by Pawtucket and Central Falls.

Apr 12, 2016

Langevin Introduces Whitehouse Companion Bill on Drone Safety

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced the Drone Operator Safety Act, legislation that would impose criminal penalties for the unsafe operation of unmanned aircraft.

Dec 3, 2015

Langevin Supports Transportation Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) applauded House passage of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, a five-year, $305 billion transportation bill.

Dec 3, 2015

RI Receives Additional $4.3 Million to Upgrade Newport’s Gateway Center

The RI Congressional delegation announced that the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority is being allocated an additional $4,346,001 in federal funding for exterior repair and improvement work at the Newport Gateway Center.

Dec 3, 2015

Delegation Announces $18.2 Million for Water Infrastructure Improvements in Rhode Island

After reversing proposed cuts to clean water infrastructure programs, the RI Congressional delegation announced $18.2 million in federal funding for water infrastructure projects in Rhode Island.

Nov 10, 2015

Delegation Announces Additional $2.4 Million to Reimburse RI for Snow Removal Costs

Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation announced the state is receiving an additional $2,379,951.61 in federal reimbursement funds from the FEMA to help with the cleanup costs from last year’s major snowstorm. ‎