Subcommittee Announces Hearing on Surface Transportation Networks

February 20, 2019

WASHINGTON –  U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), chairman of the Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety, will convene a subcommittee hearing titled, “Connecting America: Examining Intermodal Connections Across Our Surface Transportation Network,” at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. The hearing will focus on the current multimodal transportation market and infrastructure, stakeholder needs, and how Congress can support multimodal freight movement as part of a surface transportation reauthorization.


  • Mr. Chuck Baker, President, American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association
  • Dr. Noel Hacegaba, Deputy Executive Director, Administration and Operations, Port of Long Beach, representing the Intermodal Association of North America
  • Ms. Donna Lemm, Executive Vice President, IMC Companies, representing the Agriculture Transportation Coalition
  • Mr. Joseph C. Szabo, Executive Director, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, representing the Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
2:30 p.m.
Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety

This hearing will take place in the Dirksen Senate Office Building 562. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on