58May 15, 2001
Recreational Boating Safety
Witnesses testified about hazards associated with recreational boating, water safety and safety education, and potential solutions to chronic safety problems.
56Sep 25, 2001
U.S. Airport and Airline Security
49Jul 9, 2002
Witnesses testified about transportation safety and the trucking industry. Among the topics they addressed were driver fatigue, truck size, Southern border crossing, and hazardous material ...
46Oct 10, 2001
Terrorism Threat to U.S. Water Infrastructure
Witnesses testified about the ongoing efforts of federal agencies, local governments and private sector entities to prevent water supply systems, dams, and hazardous chemicals from being used ...
45Sep 19, 2001
Airline Industry Stimulus Bill, Part 1
Airline executives testified about the effect of the terrorist attacks on their industry and requested financial aid from the federal government.
44Nov 7, 2001
Aviation Security Legislation
Members of the House-Senate Conference Committee on aviation security legislation met for the first time to work out the differences between the House and Senate versions of the bill. Senator ...
39May 9, 2001
Electronic Devices and Highway Safety
Witnesses testified about the impacts of the use of cell phones and other electronic devices on highway safety. Among the topics they addressed were potential restrictions on the use of hand ...
36May 2, 2002
Arms for Airline Flight Crews
Witnesses testified about proposals to arm flight crews to ensure passenger safety and prevent hijackings. Among the issues they addressed were the amount of training required, the ...
34Sep 24, 2002
Financial Condition of Airline Industry
Witnesses testified about implementing security on airlines and at airports, the costs to the aviation industry, and the financial impact on the industry of the September 11, 2001 terrorist ...
33Jun 6, 2002
32Nov 13, 2001
Aviation Security Bill
Conferees met to work out differences between House and Senate versions of airline security legislation. Among the issues they addressed were increasing numbers of federal air marshals, baggage ...
29Jul 25, 2001
Amtrak and High Speed Rail Financial Status
Witnesses testified about the future of Amtrak and the financial solvency of passenger rail travel.
29Apr 25, 2002
Transportation of Nuclear Waste to Yucca Mountain
28Mar 14, 2001
Air Traffic Control System Oversight
Witnesses testified about the state of the current air traffic control system and about a proposed plan by the Defense Department and Federal Aviation Administration to modernize the ...
27Jul 23, 2002
Aviation Antiterrorism Measures
Secretary Mineta and others testified about progress made by the Transportation Security Administration and the ability to meet several deadlines for security personnel and luggage ...
27May 2, 2001
Army Corps of Engineers and EPA Budgets
Officials defended the fiscal year 2002 budget proposals for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency.
22Mar 6, 2002
The Amtrak Reform and Accountability Act
21Sep 19, 2001
Airline Industry Stimulus Bill, Part 2
20Feb 14, 2002
Council members testified about the financial solvency of Amtrak, the company’s ability to meet federally mandated deadlines for self-sufficiency, and potential future curtailment of rail ...
20Jan 23, 2002
Implementation of Aviation Security Act
The witnesses testified about the implementation of the Aviation Security Act, particularly the baggage inspection provision that goes into effect on January 18.
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