Committee to Hold Hearing on the Future of Transportation in America

September 6, 2018

WASHINGTON  U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a hearing entitled, “Transportation of Tomorrow: Emerging Technologies That Will Move America,” at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2018. The hearing will examine emerging technologies across the transportation sector that have the potential to improve the safety and efficiency of transportation and will explore federal policy opportunities to encourage private sector innovation.

“Our transportation systems must innovate to keep pace with the demands of our growing economy,” said Thune. “Bringing in innovative transportation leaders as witnesses will offers members of our committee an opportunity to ask questions about and assess the potential of technologies beyond the horizon of Congress’ immediate consideration.”  


  • Ms. Tina Quigley, General Manager, Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada
  • Mr. Josh Raycroft, Director Business Strategy, Virgin Hyperloop One
  • Mr. Davis Sanford, Campaigns Lead, Naval Ship Intelligence & Technologies, Rolls-Royce Marine North America
  • Ms. Laurie Tolson, Chief Digital Officer, GE Transportation

Hearing Details:


Thursday, September 13, 2018

10:00 a.m.

Full Committee


This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on