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Infrastructure

Let’s do the infrastructure limbo rock

April 5, 2018

Via: Politico

With Tuesday’s news that White House infrastructure guru DJ Gribbin is leaving his post, Beltway infrastructure geeks got existential: What does it all mean? Gribbin was the infrastructure plan’s architect and a point person for lobbyists around town working the […]


Vehicles

This week in the future of cars: a fatal Uber crash, and a tempest of questions

March 23, 2018

Via: Wired

IF YOU’VE SPENT enough time with the people building self-driving cars, you’ll know they’ve seen this coming for a while. No matter how good the tech, no matter how much better than humans it might be—eventually, everyone agreed, someone would […]


Travel and Public transit

As Tech Matures, Transit Agency Usage of Electric Buses Evolves

March 20, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

As sustainable practices continue to come into focus for counties, cities, and municipalities around the nation, transit agencies are continuing to focus on the potential of adding electric buses to their fleets. Despite the promises of zero-emissions and being good […]


Infrastructure

This week packed with budget, infrastructure hearings

March 12, 2018

Via: Politico

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is scheduled to appear before the House Appropriations Transportation-HUD Subcommittee on Thursday, and MT is here to refresh your memory of President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2019 budget proposal. His budget calls for a 19 percent cut […]


Infrastructure

An infrastructure windfall approaches

March 2, 2018

Via: Politico

A ‘YUGE’ DOWN PAYMENT: An infrastructure windfall is in the offing, and it’s coming not thanks to the White House, but to appropriators working behind the scenes to allocate billions set aside for such projects in the recent budget deal. […]


Infrastructure

Another infrastructure week in the offing

February 20, 2018

Via: Politico

INFRASTRUCTURE WEEK V.?: After this week’s recess, Congress has just 16 legislative days (based on the current schedule) to reauthorize the FAA. And funding is set to run out the first week of the next break — the traditional two-week […]


Vehicles

Tesla Troubles, Flying Cars, and More Car News This Week

February 16, 2018

Via: Wired

AH, LIFE IN a capitalist democracy. We vote with our ballots and send people to Washington, entrusting them to make the sort of decisions of which we would approve. And we vote with our wallets, hoping the executives in charge […]


Infrastructure

Trump swings big

January 31, 2018

Via: Politico

SETTLING OUT? Last night, in his first State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump called on Congress to pass an infrastructure bill that generates $1.5 trillion (the latest iteration of this figure) and […]


Impact & Regulations

TRB Panelists Urge Inclusion of Ports, Rails in Infrastructure Bill

January 11, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — Port authorities, trucking companies and shippers are hopeful that the infrastructure bill to be debated in Congress will fund solutions to alleviate congestion in the ocean container freight industry, panelists said Jan. 9 at the Transportation Research Board’s […]


Infrastructure

Infrastructure timeline may be slipping again

January 10, 2018

Via: Politico

PROGRAMMING NOTE: Morning Transportation will not publish on Monday, Jan. 15. Our next Morning Transportation newsletter will publish on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Please continue to follow Pro Transportation issues here. MAYBE LATER: The White House’s infrastructure principles 2.0 may not […]