Capital Building

House Committee On Transportation and Infrastructure

Committee Background

Year Established


Key Issues

All modes of transportation; clean water management; flood damage reduction; disaster preparedness and response


Aviation, maritime, mass transit, railroad transportation; highways and bridges; management of federally owned real estate and public buildings; oversight of Dept. of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard, Amtrak, Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Army Corps of Engineers, General Services Administration; hazardous materials transport; transport of resources by pipeline; development of economically depressed areas

Committee Leadership

Chair Bill Shuster (R - PA)
Ranking Mem. Peter DeFazio (D - OR)
Ranking Member

Vital Stats

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