Building American Transportation Infrastructure Through Innovative Funding

July 20, 2011

253 Russell Senate Office Building

SCom: TransportationWASHINGTON, D.C.—The Senate Commerce Committee today announced a full committee hearing on building American transportation infrastructure through innovative funding. This hearing will examine the means by which federal funds can be used to leverage and partner with private sector capital to supplement existing transportation funding and increase overall investment into transportation projects. In addition, the hearing will look at the effects investing in infrastructure projects can have on job creation.

Please note the hearing will also be webcast live via the Senate Commerce Committee website at Refresh the Commerce Committee homepage 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to view the webcast.

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Majority Statement

  • Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV

    U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Witness Panel 1

  • The Honorable Polly Trottenberg

    Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy
    U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Mr. Steve Bruno

    Vice President
    Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen
    Bruno Testimony (413.07 KB)
  • Mr. Robert Dove

    Managing Director
    Carlyle Infrastructure Partners, The Carlyle Group
    Dove Testimony (22.57 KB)
  • Mr. J. Perry Offutt

    Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure, Investment Banking for the Americas
    Morgan Stanley
    Offutt Testimony (37.34 KB)
  • Mr. Pete Ruane

    President and CEO
    American Road & Transportation Builders’ Association
    Ruane Testimony (352.38 KB)