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COMMENTARY | Manhattan Institute’s Michael Hendrix hopes we’ll not only look to the new, but consider taking down the old to “reknit” our urban fabric.
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A pedestrian killed by a self-driving Uber in Tempe, Ariz. shows that the legal implications of autonomous cars are as important, if not more so, than the technology.
, The Atlantic
Keeping track of a state transportation department’s infrastructure, including where it’s located, has never been easier.
Apps like Waze, Google Maps, and Apple Maps may make traffic conditions worse in some areas, new research suggests.
, The Atlantic
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Okla. first to pursue nitrogen hypoxia executions; sunken island property dispute in N.C.; 2 police sketches, same fake cop?; a push for even stronger quake codes in Calif.
The White House has called for axing the grant program in each of the two budget plans it has sent to Congress.
The House speaker's remarks come one day after he ruled out the idea of raising the gas tax.
U.S. Rep. Garret Graves, who leads a House infrastructure subcommittee, explained to Route Fifty why he's not quite ready to talk about raising new revenues for public works.
Despite flickers of bipartisan support for upping fuel taxes, the idea has yet to gain serious momentum.
With few alternatives, utilities are spending their money—and carmakers’ cash—to get people hooked on batteries.
The multi-billion dollar project features a rail tunnel in and out of Manhattan and is a priority in the New York City region. It's getting fresh attention as Congress works on a major spending bill.
"We don’t want that to happen," according to Anthony Bedell, the agency's deputy assistant secretary for intergovernmental affairs.
A new multi-modal transportation hub has sparked mixed-use development and fueled neighborhood revitalization in North Carolina's capital city.
There were frictions over issues involving funding and environmental permitting in a hearing on Thursday.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Denver mayor’s video apology; Utah lawmaker proposes ‘safe on red’ bill; New Mexico’s rape-kit backlog; and turning biogas into energy in Kansas.
Meanwhile, House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster says the "lame duck" session after this year's election could provide a window to pass a public works package.
Icy roads cause more than 150,000 car crashes in the U.S. each year.
Over half the respondents to a Northeastern University/Gallup survey also said they are unlikely to regularly use the technology.
“You don’t need to drive a Tesla to benefit from the green dividend,” said San José Mayor Sam Liccardo.
Since Denver’s airport commuter rail line opened two years ago, problems with wireless technology prompted the use of human backups.
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