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Infrastructure in the News 9.22.16

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Bloomberg BNA: Federal Autonomous-Car Guide Could Change States' Approach

http://www.bna.com/federal-autonomouscar-guide-n57982077337/

Federal regulators hope states will change draft policies for autonomous vehicles in light of new recommendations from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Los Angeles Times Editorial Board: Setting the course for driverless cars

Infrastructure in the News 9.21.16

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Wall Street Journal: Road for Driverless Cars Pockmarked With Regulatory Pitfalls (full article follows Morning Transportation)

http://www.wsj.com/articles/road-for-driverless-cars-pockmarked-with-regulatory-pitfalls-1474406445

Infrastructure in the News 9.14.16

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In These Times: Our Most Vital Infrastructure Isn’t “Crumbling.” It Hasn’t Been Built Yet.

http://inthesetimes.com/article/19460/our-most-vital-infrastructure-isnt-crumbling-it-hasnt-been-built-yet/

Infrastructure in the News 9.16.16

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REUTERS: U.S. Motorist Travel Increases 2 Percent Year-Over-Year in July: DOT

http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2016/09/16/us/16reuters-usa-gasoline-demand.html?_r=0

Motorists logged 287.5 billion miles on U.S. roads in July, the most ever for the month and a 2 percent increase over last year, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Infrastructure in the News 9.15.16

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Seeking Alpha: Infrastructure Spending Does Not ‘Grow The Economy’

http://seekingalpha.com/article/4006314-infrastructure-spending-grow-economy

Infrastructure Spending Does Not 'Grow The Economy'

Associated Press: Tesla's Autopilot System Under Scrutiny in Fatal China Crash

Infrastructure in the News 9.13.16

News Roundup
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The Atlantic: Google’s 'Cozy' Relationship With Driverless-Car Regulators

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/09/google-uber-policy-white-house-driverless/499649/

Self-driving cars have generated enormous interest in recent years, in part because of how rapidly they’ve appeared on public roadways.

Infrastructure in the News 9.12.16

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Washington Post: The next president should make infrastructure spending a priority

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/whoever-wins-the-presidential-election-must-make-infrastructure-spending-a-priority/2016/09/11/406ef0ee-76c2-11e6-b786-19d0cb1ed06c_story.html?utm_term=.01a51961a072

Infrastructure in the News 9.9.16

News Roundup
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CNBC: Planes, trains and trucks point to US economic downturn

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/09/08/transportation-planes-trains-and-trucks-point-to-economic-downturn.html

If the transportation industry is any indicator — and it usually is — then the economy could be on the brink of a downturn.

Infrastructure in the News 9.6.16

News Roundup
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Huffington Post: The Battle For The Future Of Transportation Seems Imminent

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/uber-google-waze-ride-hailing-lyft_us_57c8558fe4b0a22de09485cc

Pay no attention to the cordial press releases. Google ― sorry, Alphabet ― sure looks like it’s thinking about taking on Uber.

Reuters: Air freight demand growth gathers pace in July – IATA

Infrastructure in the News 9.8.16

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Wall Street Journal: U.S.’s Aging Oil-Reserve Infrastructure Needs an Update (full article follows Morning Transportation)

http://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-s-aging-oil-reserve-infrastructure-an-update-1473256811