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Infrastructure in the News 7.18.16

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The New York Times (AP): Route 66 Becoming Green With Charging Stations, Solar Panels

http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/07/15/us/ap-us-route-66-going-green.html?_r=0

Route 66, the historic U.S. highway made famous for attracting gas-guzzling Chevrolet Bel Airs and 1957 Cadillacs traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles, is turning green.

Infrastructure in the News 7.15.16

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The Hill: High-speed rail remains elusive despite $10B investment

http://thehill.com/policy/transportation/287812-high-speed-rail-remains-elusive-despite-10b-investment

The prospect of a high-speed rail system remains elusive despite a $10 billion federal investment, lawmakers said Thursday.

Infrastructure in the News 7.14.16

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Infrastructure in the News 7.14.16

 

 

 

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The Washington Post: Why highways have become the center of civil rights protest

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/07/13/why-highways-have-become-the-center-of-civil-rights-protest/

Infrastructure in the News 7.13.16

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The Wall Street Journal: Driverless Cars to Fuel Suburban Sprawl

http://www.wsj.com/articles/driverless-cars-to-fuel-suburban-sprawl-1466395201

Infrastructure in the News 7.12.16

News Roundup
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Reuters: Tesla crash raises stakes for self-driving vehicle startups

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-selfdriving-investment-idUSKCN0ZS0CQ

Infrastructure in the News 7.11.16

News Roundup
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Star Tribune: On politically tricky transit projects, many cities let voters weigh in

http://www.startribune.com/on-politically-tricky-transit-projects-many-cities-let-voters-weigh-in/386224721/

Infrastructure in the News 07.08.2016

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The Hill: Federal safety agency investigating another autopilot crash
http://thehill.com/policy/transportation/286895-report-federal-safety-agency-investigating-another-crash-involving
A federal safety agency has opened a second investigation into a crash involving a Tesla Motors car that was equipped with autopilot technology, The New York Times reported.

Infrastructure in the News 07.07.2016

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Wall Street Journal: What Happened When Gasoline Prices Plunged? We Bought More Gas

http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2016/07/07/what-happened-when-gasoline-prices-plunged-we-bought-more-gas/

Infrastructure in the News 7.6.16

News Roundup
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The New York Times (AP): Computers, Not Humans to Scan Carry-On Bags in TSA Test

http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/07/05/us/ap-us-speeding-up-airport-screening.html

Federal officials said Tuesday that they are expanding tests to speed up airport lines and improve security.

Bloomberg BNA: Clinton Likes Ike as Model for Infrastructure Plan

Infrastructure in the News 7.5.16

News Roundup
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The New York Times: How Anti-Growth Sentiment, Reflected in Zoning Laws, Thwarts Equality

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/04/business/how-anti-growth-sentiment-reflected-in-zoning-laws-thwarts-equality.html?_r=0