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TTD Applauds Ninth Circuit Court Decision that Prioritizes Freight Rail Safety

Washington, DC — Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement applauding a decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Transp. Div. Of Int’l Ass’n-SMART v. FRA that overturns actions by the Trump administration to preempt states from setting their own laws and regulations […]

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Transportation Trades Department Announces Legislative Staff Promotions

Washington, DC — Greg Regan, president of the 33 union Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), announced today the promotions of three members of the TTD team. Matthew Colvin, who joined TTD in 2018, will now serve as Chief of Staff. Colvin most recently served as TTD’s Senior Legislative Representative. Prior to working at TTD, he […]

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Greg Regan, Shari Semelsberger elected new leaders of TTD

Executive Committee unveils award to honor former president Larry Willis Washington, DC – Greg Regan and Shari Semelsberger were unanimously elected today as President and Secretary-Treasurer, respectively, of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), by the organization’s Executive Committee. Regan started at TTD as a legislative representative in 2011, was elected secretary-treasurer in 2017, and subsequently […]

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TTD Congratulates Secretary Pete Buttigieg on his Senate Confirmation to lead the DOT

Washington, DC – Following the Senate’s vote to confirm Pete Buttigieg as Secretary of Transportation, Greg Regan, secretary-treasurer of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement: “Transportation labor congratulates Pete Buttigieg on his confirmation as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation. The challenges we face are daunting, but with President Joe Biden, […]

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Made-in-America Executive Order Demonstrates Commitment by President Biden to Support America’s Working Families

Washington, DC – Greg Regan, secretary-treasurer of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement applauding President Biden’s Executive Order on Ensuring the Future Is Made in All of America by All of America’s Workers: “President Biden’s executive order prioritizing the purchase of goods made in America by American workers is proof positive that […]

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Transportation labor leaders: Safety must be prioritized ahead of presidential inauguration

“As the elected leaders of transportation unions that collectively represent millions of frontline employees, we are calling on every arm of federal, state, and local government to protect American workers and the public, ensure the orderly and peaceful transfer of power, and safeguard our democracy during the inauguration. While we stand firmly by the rights of every American to have and to share differing points of view, to peaceably assemble in support of those points of view, and to petition the government in hopes of affecting the direction of our country and its policies, these rights do not allow for violent attacks on our fellow Americans or our democratic institutions by domestic terrorists.

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Transportation labor condemns today’s assault on democracy

Washington, DC – Greg Regan, secretary-treasurer of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement condemning the breach of the U.S. Capitol building earlier today: “At the urging of President Trump, America’s democracy came under direct attack by a mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol and threatened the lives of the Vice President, the […]

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Transportation Labor Applauds COVID Economic Relief Package but Warns $45 billion for Transportation Is Not Enough

Washington, DC – Greg Regan, Secretary-Treasurer of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement applauding passage of a COVID economic relief package: “We applaud those Democrats and Republicans in Congress who came together in a bipartisan manner to support working families when they needed it the most.

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Transportation Labor Applauds Pete Buttigieg’s Nomination to DOT

Washington, DC — Greg Regan, Secretary-Treasurer of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement following the nomination of Pete Buttigieg to serve as Secretary of Transportation: “Transportation labor congratulates Pete Buttigieg on his nomination to lead the U.S. Department of Transportation. He understands that working people keep America moving, and his desire to support […]

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Transportation labor mourns the loss of TTD president Larry Willis

  Washington, DC — Yesterday, with his wife and daughter by his side, TTD president Larry Willis, 53, succumbed to injuries sustained on November 22 in a tragic biking accident. TTD Secretary-Treasurer Greg Regan issues this statement of mourning and remembrance: “We mourn today the shocking loss of a brother and fierce advocate for working […]

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