Transportation and Infrastructure

At almost 145,000 route miles, the United States has one of the most efficient and comprehensive freight rail systems in the world.  It is also one of the safest.
Congresswoman Monica De La Cruz announced the successful securing of a $500,000 grant for the Metro McAllen North-South Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Corridor Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Master Plan.
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U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Tom Carper (D-DE) released the following statements after their legislation to create a pilot program to strengthen the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) program passed...
I led fellow Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Republicans in urging the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Biden Administration to immediately return to prioritizing the continued testing of automated...
U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after his Texas Coastal Spine Authorization Act, which authorizes the construction of a large-scale coastal storm risk management and coastal barrier...
The High-Speed Rail Land Acquisition Assurance Act as filed will require companies to acquire all the land needed to finish a high-speed rail project before construction can begin.
This planned reconstruction of I-45 will mitigate traffic congestion, expand commerce opportunities, make needed safety improvements, establish I-45 as a viable hurricane evacuation route, and prepare the Houston region’s...
What the Democrats are calling “infrastructure,” however, is nothing of the sort. In their radical view, “infrastructure” includes tax hikes on families and small businesses, Green New Deal slush funds controlled by...
Congressman Jake Ellzey (TX-06) and I recently sent a letter to Secretary Pete Buttigieg of the Department of Transportation and Dr.
As travel returns to normalcy across the state, it is crucial that our airports have the appropriate resources they need to operate efficiently and effectively to accommodate all passengers.
Congresswoman Monica De La Cruz announced on Monday a more than $5 million Department of Transportation grant for the Chapin Street Corridor Planning Project in Edinburg.
More than $25 million will come home to the 15th Congressional District soon following passage of the 2024 Consolidated Appropriations Act last week. The House and Senate last week passed the legislation, which was signed...
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U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Ranking Member Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today led a bicameral, bipartisan coalition of federal lawmakers representing Texas border communities in sending a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken...
Our state is a hub for economic opportunity, and the projects that will stem from this legislation will ensure that remains the case for years to come.
In the desire to protect American taxpayers and Texas rural communities, we continue to oppose any taxpayers-subsidized federal funding for Texas Central.
Rural Texans, responsible for transporting critical energy and agriculture products around the Nation, know better than anyone the need for safe, reliable infrastructure. Sadly, the Senate-passed Infrastructure bill does...
This legislation puts decision-making power at the local level and gives these leaders more flexibility to invest in the most critical projects for their communities, whatever those might be.
We cannot continue to put forth federal policies that actively make it harder for Americans to survive and succeed.
I testified before the House Rules Committee on my amendment to the INVEST in America Act, House Democrats’ surface transportation bill, that would ensure Texas and other states receive a fairer share of federal...

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