More on Transportation

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. ‎

Oct 26, 2015

$9 Million Federal TIGER Grant Paves the Way for a New Travel Plaza & Welcome Center on I-95 in Hopkinton

Rhode Island’s Congressional Delegation was joined by Governor Gina M. Raimondo in announcing a $9 million federal grant to build a new, state-of-the-art travel plaza and welcome center at Exit 1 off Interstate 95.

Jul 30, 2015

Cranston, Narragansett to Receive Over $410,000 to Enhance Port Safety

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representative Jim Langevin announced $410,250 in federal grants for the City of Cranston and the Town of Narragansett.