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Infrastructure in the News 9.1.16

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After The Closing Ceremony: Rio’s Sustainable Olympic Legacy

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/anne-hidalgo/after-the-closing-ceremon_b_11796702.html

Infrastructure in the News 8.31.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

Automotive News: The other bump on path to driverless cars: Crumbling roads

http://www.autonews.com/article/20160830/BLOG06/160829854/the-other-bump-in-road-to-driverless-cars%3A-crumbling-roads

You should take claims of self-driving cars being road-ready soon with a 50-pound bag of salt, not a grain.

Infrastructure in the News 8.30.16

News Roundup
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Fortune: U.S. Traffic Deaths Make the Biggest Leap in 50 Years

http://fortune.com/2016/08/29/us-traffic-deaths-tech/

Infrastructure in the News 8.29.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

Streetsblog USA: Engineers to U.S. DOT: Transportation Is About More Than Moving Cars

http://usa.streetsblog.org/2016/08/26/engineers-to-u-s-dot-transportation-is-about-more-than-moving-cars/

A trade group representing the transportation engineering profession thinks it’s high time for American policy makers to stop focusing so much on moving single-occupancy vehicles.

Infrastructure in the News 8.26.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

Bloomberg: Long-Awaited U.S. Infrastructure Spending Comes to Fruition

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-26/long-awaited-muni-bond-infrastructure-spending-comes-to-fruition

America’s states and cities are finally seizing on record-low interest rates to finance needed work on roads, bridges and schools.

What should the next administration do about infrastructure?

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Ultimately, the decision to invest in a significant way will require real political leadership from the next Congress and Administration. We hope infrastructure will become a policy priority for the elected leaders who are sworn into office in 2017, and we want to tell those leaders what you think needs to be a priority.

Infrastructure in the News 8.25.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

Wall Street Journal: U.S. LNG for China Arrives via Panama Canal (full article follows Morning Transportation)

http://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-lng-for-china-arrives-via-panama-canal-1472044735

The first shipment of liquefied natural gas from the lower 48 U.S. states to China arrived this week, thanks to the recently expanded Panama Canal’s easing access to the robust Asian market for U.S. gas exporters.

Infrastructure in the News 8.24.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

Huffington Post: Cities vs. Climate Change

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/linda-p-fried/cities-vs-climate-change_b_11664066.html

Infrastructure in the News 8.23.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

The Hill: One mayor's take: Why America needs a new agenda for cities

http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/economy-budget/292162-one-mayors-take-why-america-needs-a-new-agenda-for-cities

Infrastructure in the News 8.22.16

News Roundup
National News

Washington Post: With a comfortable lead, Clinton begins laying plans for her White House agenda

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/with-a-comfortable-lead-clinton-begins-laying-plans-for-her-white-house-agenda/2016/08/20/4f21cef4-65ce-11e6-96c0-37533479f3f5_story.html