Letter dated August 24, 2016 from House Transportation and Infrastructure chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA), ranking member Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Highways and Transit Subcommittee chairman Sam Graves (R-MO) and ranking member Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) to Transportation Secretary Foxx. The letter criticizes DOT’s proposed rulemaking that would have the effect of forcing the consolidation of many metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs).