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Infrastructure in the News 6.7.16

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Politico: DOT rebate program will entice small-plane owners to make NextGen upgrades

https://www.politicopro.com/transportation/whiteboard/2016/06/dot-unveils-new-rebate-program-to-help-spur-nextgen-equipment-in-small-planes-072873

Infrastructure in the News 6.2.16

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Concord Monitor: Streetcars back en vogue

http://www.concordmonitor.com/Streetcars-en-vogue-study-urges-use-beyond-tourists-2630960

As Oklahoma City prepares to break ground on its first streetcar line in seven decades, and as other cities adjust to having them again, authors of a federally backed study suggest their routes move people with a purpose – not just target the tourist trade.

Infrastructure in the News 6.3.16

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NATIONAL NEWS City Lab: The Relationship Between Subways and Urban Growth

http://www.citylab.com/commute/2016/06/the-relationship-between-subways-and-urban-growth/485006/

Infrastructure in the News 6.2.16

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Next City: Sidewalk labs and transportation for America team up on “smart streets”

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/sidewalk-labs-transportation-for-america-partnership-data

Infrastructure in the News 6.1.16

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The CNN story entitled “American Travel Hurt by Infrastructure” which quotes Ray LaHood has been picked up by some outlets including Channel 4000 and WBAL TV.

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City Observatory: Self-Driving cars versus pedestrians

Infrastructure in the News 5.31.16

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Forbes: ‘Bring sexy back’! Can we rise to the infrastructure challenge?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/harrybroadman/2016/05/30/bring-sexy-back-can-we-rise-to-the-infrastructure-challenge/#19dc323b4dcc

Infrastructure in the News 5.27.16

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USA Today: Google opening self-driving car facility near Detroit

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2016/05/25/google-opening-self-driving-car-facility-near-detroit/84911694/

Infrastructure in the News 5.26.16

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CNN: America’s infrastructure: Beams disintegrating under bridges

http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/25/politics/infrastructure-roads-bridges-airports-railroads/

Infrastructure in the News 5.25.16

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Mass Transit: Ray LaHood addresses challenges facing RTP region

http://www.masstransitmag.com/news/12211513/ex-transportation-chief-ray-lahood-addresses-challenges-facing-rtp-region

Infrastructure in the News 5.24.16

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Fox Illinois: LaHood international terminal nearly complete

http://foxillinois.com/news/local/ray-lahood-international-terminal-nearly-complete

The Ray LaHood International Terminal at Peoria's airport is just about ready to welcome passengers.

Visitors got an up close look at the terminal Monday, named after the former transportation secretary.