Transportation and Infrastructure

Our infrastructure is outdated and already beginning to fail our commuters, businesses and families. That is why, as a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure committee, Congressman Allred supports increased investment and innovative programs to rebuild our highways, airports, bridges, and railroads. Investment in our country’s infrastructure is vital to a prosperous economy, and these projects will create millions of jobs, invigorating local economies, boosting middle-class families, and improving quality of life for Americans everywhere.

More on Transportation and Infrastructure

January 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) led a bipartisan group of Texas members of the U.S. House in writing a letter to President Trump urging swift approval of Governor Abbott’s disaster declaration request. If approved, it would make much-needed disaster relief funds available to Texans affected in Dallas, Cameron and Erath counties.      

November 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today announced that his bipartisan transportation bill, H.R. 3612, was included as language in the must-pass Continuing Resolution. The Continuing Resolution passed with bipartisan support today. The bill will repeal a provision that prevents Texas from receiving about $960 million in federal transportation funds, thus securing these funds.  

November 14, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today welcomed the news that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be making low-interest federal disaster loans available to North Texas businesses and residents affected by the severe storm on October 20.

October 30, 2019 In The News

Just ask Dallas Rep. Colin Allred, a freshman Democrat on the House transportation committee who became visibly upset during the blockbuster hearing as he accused Boeing of “purposeful concealment” with an “obvious financial drive behind it.”

July 31, 2019 Press Release

DALLAS  -- Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today announced his ‘North Texas First’ District Work Period schedule. This includes town halls, roundtables with North Texas leaders, local business tours and meetings with local chambers of commerce, mobile office hours as well as the previously announced bipartisan District visit with Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16).  

July 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), today voted for the National Defense Authorization Act of 2019 (NDAA) which included two Allred led amendments that will help bring research investment to Texas universities. The bill authorizes funding for the United States military’s operations, programs and personnel.   

July 1, 2019 Press Release

Richardson, Texas – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released a report detailing his first six months working for the people of the 32nd Congressional District of Texas. 

June 28, 2019 Press Release

DALLAS – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released the following statement after news that Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) received $60.76 million in U.S. Department of Transportation grants: 

June 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), released the following statement after the House passed a funding package that includes five appropriations bills; Commerce-Justice-Science, Agriculture-Related Agencies, Interior-Environment, Military Construction-VA and Transportation-Housing and Urban Development

June 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), released the following statement after the House passed a funding package that includes four appropriations bills: Labor-HHS-Education; Energy and Water Development; State-Foreign Operations; and Defense.