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Chairs DeFazio, Payne, Jr. Announce Hearing on Leveraging the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Expand Intercity Passenger Rail

December 03, 2021

Washington, DC – Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chair of the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) announced the subcommittee will hold a hearing titled, “Leveraging IIJA: Plans for Expanding Intercity Passenger Rail.” During the hearing, witnesses will discuss plans for expanding intercity passenger rail in their states, regions, and networks, and how the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which was recently signed into law, will support these efforts.

More information about the hearing, including witness testimony and a livestream, can be found here once available.

HEARING DETAILS

The Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials hearing on: 

“Leveraging IIJA: Plans for Expanding Intercity Passenger Rail”

Thursday, December 9, 2021

10:00 a.m. EST

2167 Rayburn House Office Building and virtually

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