2020

Posts published in 2020

Committee Action on Infrastructure Legislation an Opportunity for Leaders to Seek Bipartisan Support

Washington, DC, June 16, 2020 – Railway Supply Institute (RSI) President Mike O’Malley released the following statement ahead of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s scheduled markup of the INVEST in America Act: “We are pleased that Congress is finally moving forward with legislation that would provide billions of dollars in Federal investment toward passenger and freight […]

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RSI Welcomes Introduction of House Surface Transportation Bill

Washington, DC, June 3, 2020 – Railway Supply Institute (RSI) President Mike O’Malley released the following statement in response to today’s introduction of the INVEST in America Act: “As railway suppliers continue to face the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, robust Federal investment in rail transportation is critically needed to preserve the 125,000 jobs supported by […]

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RSI Announces New Director of Regulatory & Industry Affairs

Washington, DC, May 27, 2020 – The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) announced today that Lee Verhey would be joining RSI as the new Director of Regulatory & Industry Affairs. Verhey will manage RSI’s American Railcar (ARCI), Equipment Leasing, and Quality Assurance committees while overseeing the association’s development and response to technical and regulatory policy issues of interest to the […]

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RSI Statement on the Passage of the CARES Act

Washington, DC, March 27, 2020 – Mike O’Malley, President of the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), released the following statement today regarding the House passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act: “This legislation provides much needed support to our public transit systems and Amtrak and, by extension, the hundreds of railway suppliers around […]

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RSI Statement Supporting CISA’s COVID-19 Guidance Regarding Critical Infrastructure

Washington, DC, March 20, 2020 – Mike O’Malley, President of the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), issued the following statement today regarding the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) guidance on the critical infrastructure workforce as part of the national COVID-19 response: “As federal, state, and local governments continue to develop and implement their emergency response […]

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RSI Statement Supporting CISA’s COVID-19 Guidance Regarding Critical Infrastructure

Washington, DC, March 20, 2020 – Mike O’Malley, President of the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), issued the following statement today regarding the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) guidance on the critical infrastructure workforce as part of the national COVID-19 response: “As federal, state, and local governments continue to develop and implement their emergency response […]

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Update: COVID-19 Policy Updates & Resources

March 18, 2020 This week, we saw federal and state governments around the country intensify quarantine measures and social distancing guidelines to help limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. The White House has recommended canceling all gatherings of more than 10 people, while the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) continues to encourage that […]

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Response & Resources

March 6, 2020  As the spread of the COVID-19 continues to impact markets and supply chains, RSI is closely monitoring the government’s response and the disease’s impact on RSI member companies. While the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has stated that the risk to the American public remains low, we encourage all members to consider […]

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RSI Statement on USMCA Passage

January 29, 2020—Mike O’Malley, President of the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), released the following statement regarding today’s signing of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). “For over two decades, free trade in North America has helped RSI member companies integrate their supply chains to maximize efficiencies, costs, and access to resources while creating a highly efficient rail network. […]

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