Written Statement of Vicki Arroyo before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, February 26, 2019

February 28, 2019

Written Statement of Vicki Arroyo

Executive Director, Georgetown Climate Center

Before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

Hearing: Realigning Federal Infrastructure Policy to Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change

February 26, 2019

On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, GCC Executive Director Vicki Arroyo testified before the full House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure at a hearing entitled "Examining How Federal Infrastructure Policy Could Help Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change." Arroyo provided spoken and written testimony to the Committee, and fielded questions along with the other panelists. "There is an urgent need to transition to a low-carbon transportation system, not only to fight climate change, but to protect public health, provide mobility options, and catalyze economic growth and investment," she said. Her full written testimony is linked in the document below. Additionally, watch a recording of the hearing, view the full list of testifying witnesses, and learn more on the House Committee website.

Testimony Transportation and Infrastructure Committee-20190226_Final_GCC.pdf