House of Representatives

October 25, 2012

Congressman Earl Blumenauer Explores State of Transit Development in Rail~Volution Plenary

Congressman Earl Blumenauer of Oregon's plenary remarks at the 2012 Rail~Volution conference in Hollywood.

July 23, 2012

Congressman Blumenauer and Supervisor Yaroslavsky Assess Recently Signed Federal Transportation Bill MAP-21

A joint interview with Congressman Earl Blumenauer and LA County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky on the implications of MAP-21 on national and regional transportation investment.

February 26, 2012

Rep. Blumenauer Opines: Congress’ ‘Terrible’ Transportation Bill

Rep. Earl Blumenauer of Portland explains how a Republican-sponsored transportation bill aims to meet highway funding through shifting public transit monies to the general fund. On February 23, Speaker John Boehner announced that Republicans would rework the bill and intended to eliminate controversial provisions on public transportation.

October 7, 2011

Congress: Partisanship Hogties Federal Transportation Funding

US Representative Earl Blumenauer of Oregon has staunchly supported public investment in transportation systems, water infrastructure, and livable cities. With the House in apparent gridlock, however, passing what have traditionally been banal, bipartisan bills is now a game of high-stakes political chicken. The congressman discusses where infrastructure bills are now and what we can expect next from Washington.

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