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Infrastructure in the News 9.26.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS  

Associated Press: US guidelines on self-driving cars get good reception at G-7

http://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/technology/article/US-guidelines-on-self-driving-cars-get-good-9283078.php

Infrastructure in the News 9.23.16

NATIONAL NEWS

Bloomberg: The Road Not Taken: What If Infrastructure Were Actually Planned?

https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-09-22/the-road-not-taken-what-if-infrastructure-were-actually-planned

Infrastructure in the News 9.23.16

News Roundup
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Bloomberg: The Road Not Taken: What If Infrastructure Were Actually Planned?

https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-09-22/the-road-not-taken-what-if-infrastructure-were-actually-planned

Infrastructure in the News 9.22.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

Bloomberg BNA: Federal Autonomous-Car Guide Could Change States' Approach

http://www.bna.com/federal-autonomouscar-guide-n57982077337/

Federal regulators hope states will change draft policies for autonomous vehicles in light of new recommendations from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Los Angeles Times Editorial Board: Setting the course for driverless cars

Infrastructure in the News 9.21.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

Wall Street Journal: Road for Driverless Cars Pockmarked With Regulatory Pitfalls (full article follows Morning Transportation)

http://www.wsj.com/articles/road-for-driverless-cars-pockmarked-with-regulatory-pitfalls-1474406445

Infrastructure in the News 9.14.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

In These Times: Our Most Vital Infrastructure Isn’t “Crumbling.” It Hasn’t Been Built Yet.

http://inthesetimes.com/article/19460/our-most-vital-infrastructure-isnt-crumbling-it-hasnt-been-built-yet/

Infrastructure in the News 9.16.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

REUTERS: U.S. Motorist Travel Increases 2 Percent Year-Over-Year in July: DOT

http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2016/09/16/us/16reuters-usa-gasoline-demand.html?_r=0

Motorists logged 287.5 billion miles on U.S. roads in July, the most ever for the month and a 2 percent increase over last year, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Infrastructure in the News 9.20.16

BAF IN THE NEWS

The Hill: Investing in water infrastructure keeps our economy flowing

http://origin-nyi.thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/uncategorized/296609-investing-in-water-infrastructure-keeps-our-economy-flowing

Infrastructure and the Presidential Debates

Blog

By Kerry O’Hare

To say that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump disagree on a multitude of policy issues is an understatement.  But there is one area where they have found common ground - infrastructure.   Throughout the primaries and during the general election campaigns both candidates have talked extensively about the importance of smart infrastructure investment and its impact on America’s economy, competitiveness and quality of life.  

The Hill: Investing in water infrastructure keeps our economy flowing

Op-Eds

By: By Former Sec. Ray LaHood and former Gov. Ed Rendell (D-Pa.)

9/19/2016

When we talk about the decline of America's infrastructure, we usually picture familiar scenes: commuters sitting in traffic, long waits for overcrowded metros and hour-long waits on the tarmac after planes pull away from a gate. Every American can see the rusting bridges and potholed roads in their communities, they know how many hours a week they lose to rush hour congestion. And it is easy to connect the dots between those poor conditions and how subpar infrastructure is a drag on our economy