Tag: DOT

Warner, Kaine respond to proposed rulemaking on crude by rail

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine yesterday joined hundreds of stakeholders in responding to the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) request for public comment on new rules it has proposed related to transport of crude-by-rail.


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Warner, Kaine applaud DOT effort to improve oil by rail safety

Today, U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine applauded the measures announced by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DoT) to improve the safety of crude oil rail shipments.


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Warner, Kaine on emergency action on crude rail shipments

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine released a joint statement following the U.S. Department of Transportation’s issuance of an emergency order requiring railroads transporting large amounts of Bakken crude oil to notify state emergency response officials.


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Are female motorcycle drivers safer?

The number of female motorcycle riders in the nation and in Virginia has soured in the past decade while crash fatalities, at least in Virginia, are thankfully going the other way. Could it be that lady riders are safer?


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Senators call for improved rail safety, communication following Lynchburg derailment

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine called for improved safety for rail shipments of crude oil and increased collaboration with local first responders following last week’s derailment of 17 rail tank cars carrying crude oil in downtown Lynchburg.


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Final approval of $1.9 billion loan for rail to Dulles

The bipartisan Northern Virginia congressional delegation today announced that the Dulles Metrorail Project has received final approval for a nearly $1.9 billion low-interest, long-term federal loan.