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Infrastructure in the News 9.22.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

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

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

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

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

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

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

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 9.20.16

BAF IN THE NEWS

The Hill: Investing in water infrastructure keeps our economy flowing

http://origin-nyi.thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/uncategorized/296609-investing-in-water-infrastructure-keeps-our-economy-flowing

Infrastructure and the Presidential Debates

Blog

By Kerry O’Hare, Vice President and Director of Policy, Building America's Future

September 19, 2016

The Hill: Investing in water infrastructure keeps our economy flowing

Op-Eds

By: By Former Sec. Ray LaHood and former Gov. Ed Rendell (D-Pa.)

9/19/2016

When we talk about the decline of America's infrastructure, we usually picture familiar scenes: commuters sitting in traffic, long waits for overcrowded metros and hour-long waits on the tarmac after planes pull away from a gate. Every American can see the rusting bridges and potholed roads in their communities, they know how many hours a week they lose to rush hour congestion. And it is easy to connect the dots between those poor conditions and how subpar infrastructure is a drag on our economy

Infrastructure in the News 9.19.16

BAF IN THE NEWS

Politico: Trump and Clinton’s Unlikeliest Promises

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/09/trump-clinton-promises-228307

Infrastructure in the News 9.15.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

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
NATIONAL NEWS

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.