Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Representing the District of Columbia

Norton to Chair Subcommittee Hearing on Traffic Congestion, Tomorrow

Sep 10, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), chair of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee, announced today that the subcommittee will host a hearing, titled “Pricing and Technology Strategies to Address Congestion on and Financing of America’s Roads,” tomorrow, September 11th, at 10:00 a.m. in Rayburn 2167.  Norton says the purpose of the hearing is to evaluate policies, to discuss pricing that might relieve congestion, and to examine how new technologies can help relieve traffic congestion.

“With Americans using many new forms of transportation, including ride-shares, the subcommittee must look at new ways to manage congestion and deal with more drivers on the road,” Norton said.  “Sitting in traffic is not only an annoyance, it hurts our economy and is a major contributor to climate change.  I look forward to hearing expert testimony on ways state and localities have managed their own challenges and how the subcommittee can nationalize the best solutions.”

WHAT: Congresswoman Norton holds subcommittee hearing on congestion

WHEN: Wednesday, September 11th at 10:00 AM

WHERE: Rayburn House Office Building, 45 Independence Avenue SW, Room 2167, Washington, DC