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By: Secretary Ray LaHood and Governor Ed Rendell 

10/4/2016

Bloomberg Government regularly publishes insights, opinion and best practices from our community of senior leaders and decision-makers. This column is written by former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell. 

Infrastructure in the News 10.4.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

 

Associated Press: US construction spending fell again in August

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/us-construction-spending-fell-again-in-august/2016/10/03/e57dca98-8972-11e6-8cdc-4fbb1973b506_story.html

Infrastructure in the News 10.3.16

News Roundup
SPECIAL COVERAGE: HOBOKEN TRAIN CRASH  

Washington Post: Before Hoboken crash, investigators found dozens of safety issues at N.J. Transit

Infrastructure in the News 9.30.16

News Roundup
SPECIAL COVERAGE: HOBOKEN TRAIN CRASH

 

New York Times: Hoboken Train Crash Kills 1 and Injures Over 100

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/30/nyregion/new-jersey-transit-train-crash-hoboken.html

Infrastructure in the News 9.29.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

 

New York Times: Breaking: New Jersey Transit Train Crashes Into Hoboken Station

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/30/nyregion/new-jersey-transit-train-crash-hoboken.html

Jim Smith, a spokesman for the agency, confirmed that an incident involving a New Jersey Transit train had occurred at the train station in Hoboken. No other details were immediately available.

 

Infrastructure in the News 9.28.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

 

Reuters: Exclusive-Uber to Move Freight, Target Trucking for the Long Haul.

http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2016/09/28/business/28reuters-uber-trucking-exclusive.html?_r=0

Infrastructure in the News 9.27.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

 

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
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
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