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Infrastructure in the News 9.27.16

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Wall Street Journal: Transit Funding Is Set to Grow (full article follows Morning Transportation)

http://www.wsj.com/articles/transit-funding-is-set-to-grow-1474934201

Many U.S. transit systems need costly work. Restoring them to a state of good repair would require at least $85.9 billion, according to a 2013 estimate by the Federal Transit Administration, the latest figure available.

 

Infrastructure in the News 9.26.16

News Roundup
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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
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 9.22.16

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

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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.