Infrastructure in the News 8.8.16
New York Times; We’re in a Low-Growth World. How Did We Get Here?
One central fact about the global economy lurks just beneath the year’s remarkable headlines: Economic growth in advanced nations has been weaker for longer than it has been in the lifetime of most people on earth.
Infrastructure in the News 8.5.16
The New York Times (AP): Amtrak: New Locomotives Have Cut Delays Nearly 25 Percent
The introduction of 70 new locomotives on Amtrak's most heavily traveled line three years ago has contributed to a reduction in engine-related delays of nearly 25 percent, the national passenger railroad said Thursday.
Infrastructure in the News 8.4.16
The New York Times: Clinton Campaign Studying Alternative to U.S. Ethanol Mandate
Infrastructure in the News 8.3.16
The Washington Post: Amtrak passengers just dodged a major bullet
Amtrak riders scored a significant victory last week, and most of them don’t even know it.
Infrastructure in the News 8.2.16
The Washington Post: Rio’s long-delayed Olympic metro line opens in the nick of time
Infrastructure in the News 8.1.16
The New York Times: Delphi Wants to Deploy Self-Driving Cars in 2022
Auto electronics supplier Delphi Corp. will start testing self-driving vehicles in Singapore next year with a goal of putting them into public use in 2022.
Infrastructure in the News 7.29.16
Bloomberg: States, Cities Mount U.S. Election-Year Push for Infrastructure
Infrastructure in the News 7.27.16
The New York Times: Investigators Say Tesla Car Was Speeding at Time of Crash
The driver killed when his Tesla sedan crashed while in self-driving mode was traveling at 9 mph above the speed limit just before hitting the side of a tractor-trailer, federal accident investigators said Tuesday.
Infrastructure in the News 7.26.16
The Washington Post: Digitalization transforms the future of industry
Infrastructure in the News 7.25.16
CBS Sunday Morning: Philadelphians say: Love it or leave it
Ed Rendell, co-chair of Building America’s Future, explored the city of Philadelphia with Mo Rocca this week. The pair took in the sights of the city, including an expedition to the Rocky statue at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and a discussion of the proper way to prepare and eat a cheesesteak.