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Volvo Group Venture Capital Invests in Wireless Electric Charging

January 18, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

Volvo Group Venture Capital AB, a subsidiary of Volvo Group, announced it has invested an undisclosed amount in Momentum Dynamics Inc., which provides high-power wireless charging systems for the automotive and transportation industries. Its technology allows any type of vehicle […]


Infrastructure

Even in Shutdown, Pelosi and House Democrats’ Legislative Priorities Include Infrastructure

January 10, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

Funding infrastructure projects transportation officials and freight executives around the country agree are badly needed for reducing congestion and to boost regional economies was high on the list of priorities for the new Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. […]


Infrastructure, Vehicles

VW’s EV Chargers Make Paying for Power Easier Than Ever

January 9, 2019

Via: Wired

DRIVERS OF GASOLINE-POWERED cars have it easy. Gas stations are everywhere. Fill-ups take just a few minutes. Drivers of electric vehicles, not so much. Public charging stations are far from ubiquitous, and boosting a battery means spending at least half […]


Infrastructure, Vehicles

Modern roads were made for bicycles, not cars

January 4, 2019

Via: TreeHugger

Drivers should be thanking 19th century cyclists. Drivers may act like they own the roads today. But paved roads were around before automobiles. Believe it or not, cyclists are to thank for the modern roads we have today. Back in […]


Infrastructure

Infrastructure push will hit familiar roadblocks in new Congress

January 2, 2019

Via: Politico

— A new year means a fresh start for infrastructure legislation efforts, but they could run up against some familiar obstacles as the divided Congress gets to work. We examine how things could play out in the early going, plus […]


Infrastructure

U.S. 301 Toll Road Through Middletown, Del., Nearly Ready

December 28, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

The Delaware Department of Transportation is putting the finishing touches on the new U.S. 301 toll road through Middletown, but the opening date isn’t set in concrete. One thing that is certain, though — drivers won’t be able to pay […]


Infrastructure

Trump drags infrastructure into wall debate

December 21, 2018

Via: Politico

Remember how President Donald Trump was said to be all on board with working with Democrats on an infrastructure package? Not so fast… after failing to secure border wall funding in a year-end spending deal, he tweeted: “The Democrats, who […]


Infrastructure

Infrastructure Boom Seen Roaring Ahead Regardless of Midterm Result

November 2, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

Encouraging spending on roads, bridges and other infrastructure could be one of the rare areas where a Democrat-controlled Congress finds common ground with the Trump administration. Private investors in such projects aren’t relying on any breakthroughs, regardless of how next […]


Infrastructure

L.A. Metro begins tunneling on first section of Purple Line extension

October 17, 2018

Via: Metro Magazine

In a major milestone for construction of the first section of the Metro Purple Line Extension Project, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) began tunneling work underneath Wilshire Boulevard and La Brea Avenue. Twin tunnel boring machines (TBMs), […]


Infrastructure

‘Commonality’ on infrastructure?

October 12, 2018

Via: Politico

‘COMMONALITY’ ON INFRASTRUCTURE? President Donald Trump said Thursday in an interview with Fox and Friends that he sees infrastructure as a top area for cooperation if Democrats take the House in November. He doesn’t think that’s going to happen, but […]