More on Transportation

Nov 26, 2019

Langevin, Fitzpatrick, Trone Urge Airlines to Make Travel Safer Ahead of Busy Holiday Season

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) was joined by Congressman Brian Fitzpartrick (R-PA) and Congressman David Trone (D-MD) in issuing joint letters urging airlines to carry opioid overdose medication, such as naloxone, to make air travel safer.

Sep 13, 2019

Congressional Delegation, State Officials Celebrate $60.3 Million Federal Grant to Upgrade Northbound Providence Viaduct

Congressman Langevin helped secure the funding which comes from a grant program created by Sen. Whitehouse to meet RI’s needs for large-scale infrastructure projects.

Jul 23, 2019

New $60.3 Million INFRA Grant Will Help Pave the Way for Improvements to Northbound Providence Viaduct

Federal funding secured by the Rhode Island Congressional delegation will replace and upgrade the Northbound Providence Viaduct on I-95.

Jun 5, 2019

Langevin, Whitehouse Reintroduce Bill to Fix Rhode Island’s Aging Bridges

The SAFE Bridges Act authorizes $2.75 billion per year to repair and replace bridges in poor condition.

May 20, 2019

Langevin, Mitchell, Bonamici, and Thompson Push for Infrastructure Workforce Development

Congressman Langevin joined Rep. Paul Mitchell (R-MI), Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), and Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) to introduce the BUILDS Act.

May 1, 2019

Bipartisan Letter Urges Funding for Workforce Development in Infrastructure Bill

Members of Congress request set-aside for investments in career and technical education and apprenticeships.

Mar 6, 2019

Langevin, Baldwin Introduce Legislation to Protect Rights of Disabled Airplane Passengers

Air Carrier Access Amendments Act will protect the rights of disabled airplane passengers, improve air travel safety, and close service gaps that passengers with disabilities frequently encounter in air travel.

Jan 14, 2019

Congressional Delegation Joins Unpaid Federal Employees to Call for End to Trump Shutdown

Hundreds of federal employees in Rhode Island have gone without pay since the shutdown began even as they perform critical services.

Dec 6, 2018

Langevin, Cicilline Help Deliver $20 Million for Pell Bridge

Congressman Langevin and Congressman David Cicilline advocated for the funding directly with the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Sep 26, 2018

FAA Reauthorization Passes with Langevin Provisions Protecting Passengers with Disabilities

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chair of the Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus, issued a statement after the House passed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018.