Full Committee Hearing

Advancing Public Transportation under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Date:   Tuesday, March 15, 2022 Time:   02:30 PM Location:   Dirksen Senate Office Building 538

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THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION, HYBRID FORMAT to conduct a hearing entitled, “Advancing Public Transportation under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.” The witnesses will be: Ms. Joanna M. Pinkerton, President & CEO, Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA); Mr. Collie Greenwood, Interim General Manager & CEO, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA); Mr. Greg Regan, President, Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD); Dr. Dorothy Moses Schulz, Ph.D., Adjunct Fellow, The Manhattan Institute; and Mr. Randal O’Toole, Director, Thoreau Institute.   

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this briefing. We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, available on the website at http://www.banking.senate.gov.

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Member Statements

  1. Chairman Sherrod Brown (D - Ohio)
  2. Ranking Member Patrick J. Toomey (R - Pennsylvania)


  1. Ms. Joanna M. Pinkerton
    President & CEO
    Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA)
  2. Mr. Collie Greenwood
    Interim General Manager & CEO
    Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)
  3. Mr. Greg Regan
    Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD)
  4. Dr. Dorothy Moses Schulz
    Ph.D., Adjunct Fellow
    The Manhattan Institute
  5. Mr. Randal O’Toole
    Thoreau Institute