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Our infrastructure is outdated and already beginning to fail our commuters, businesses and families.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.
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DALLAS – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, hosted U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg today in Dallas. He was joined in welcoming the Secretary to the region by Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30) and Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33).
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On the heels of a big win in the Senate, the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg came to North Texas.
He toured the Terminal C construction site at DFW Airport. It is a modernization project, bringing much-needed space to the airport. He was joined by Dallas Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, Dallas Congressman Colin Allred, and Fort Worth Congressman Marc Veasey. Buttigieg then took a trip on a Dart Train. He spoke to NBC 5 about real, lasting change.
Pete Buttigieg, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation, joined U.S. Reps. Colin Allred and Eddie Bernice Johnson for a short ride on a DART train on Wednesday afternoon.
Dallas Reps. Eddie Bernice Johnson and Colin Allred, both of whom sit on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, accompanied Buttigieg during his visit. The transportation secretary also met with another Democratic representative, Marc Veasey of Fort Worth, as well as officials from the Texas Department of Transportation.
A massive infrastructure bill passed in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, prompting politicians like Rep. Colin Allred (D-Dallas) to hail the measure as a “once in a generation investment in our roads, bridges, mass transit, broadband and clean energy technology.”
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today applauded Senate passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan. It passed with strong bipartisan support of 69-30. The bill now heads to the House for final consideration.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (D-TX-32), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, joined Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX-03) in leading the bipartisan passage of an amendment to reduce traffic on U.S. 75.
Richardson, TX – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) today released a report detailing his work for the people of the 32nd District of Texas during the first half of 2021.
DALLAS — Today, initial payments of the expanded Child Tax Credit land in North Texans’ bank accounts, a provision which Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) supported in the American Rescue Plan. The American Rescue Plan expanded and improved the credit so that it is partially issued in monthly payments averaging $250 per month per child, and $300 per month for a child under six.
The legislation would fund large-scale surface transportation projects, focusing on federal highways, highway safety programs and transit improvements. Reps. Colin Allred, D-Dallas, Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Dallas, and Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, got funding for their districts.