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  • Perlmutter Amendment to Evaluate Effectiveness of Train Horn Use Advances
    Posted in Press Releases on March 4, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) successfully authored an amendment to H.R. 749, the Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act, to evaluate the effectiveness of the Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) 2005 rule on the use of locomotive horns at rail crossings. “It's time to update and modernize train horn regulations to allow flexibility for new technologies and innovations,” said Rep. Perlmutter. “Establishing a Quiet Zone can take years of work and cost millions of dollars delaying i... Read more

  • Perlmutter Introduces Legislation to Ban Red-Light and Radar Speeding Cameras
    Posted in Press Releases on February 12, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) introduced the “Prohibiting Automated Traffic Enforcement Act of 2015” to prohibit states, cities or other local governmental entities from utilizing automated red-light and radar speeding cameras for traffic enforcement purposes. The legislation includes an exception in school zones and work-construction zones. Automated traffic enforcement cameras have not sufficiently proven to reduce traffic safety and are primarily being used to generate revenue for m... Read more

  • Perlmutter wants Congress to Ban Red Light Cameras
    Posted in In the News on February 12, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Published in the Denver Post on Feb. 12, 2015. Click here for full article. Read more

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