Infrastructure Week Preview – Federal Infrastructure Grants: How to Get Back to “Average?”

ISSUE / Week of May 8, 2017

  • May 11,2017 |

    Infrastructure Week Preview – Federal Infrastructure Grants: How to Get Back to “Average?”

    Federal Budget,Federal Funding
    May 11, 2017 Next week is Infrastructure Week here in Washington DC, a coordinated attempt to get federal policymakers and the public engaged in understanding the importance of infrastructure at...
  • May 11,2017 |

    Editorial: How to Certify the Safety of Automated Vehicles

    Automated Vehicles,Pedestrian safety
    May 11, 2017 Companies developing automated vehicle (AV) technology are promising a more efficient and safer transportation system. With developers projecting Level 3 AVs within a few years, this...
Senate EPW Examines Infrastructure Project Streamlining
Environment,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,Project Delivery

Senate EPW Examines Infrastructure Project Streamlining

May 11, 2017  Since Inauguration Day, the sound and fury of partisan battles have drowned out discussions of anything that is not health care, government spending, and hubbub around the...

More Administration Hires for Transportation Announced
Federal Governance,Governance

More Administration Hires for Transportation Announced

May 11, 2017 President Trump on May 8 announced a fourth Presidential appointment to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Adam Sullivan will be nominated to be Assistant Secretary of...

Sec. Chao’s Self-Driving Gaffe is a Lesson, Not a Failure
Automated Vehicles,Federal Governance,Governance,Highways,Streets,Traffic Safety

Sec. Chao’s Self-Driving Gaffe is a Lesson, Not a Failure

May 11, 2017 For all of the hype generated around self-driving cars, there is an equal amount of confusion about the technology and its implications for drivers – even, as it turns out, for the...

President Signs FY17 Omnibus Appropriations into Law
Appropriations,Federal Governance,Governance

President Signs FY17 Omnibus Appropriations into Law

May 11, 2017 President Trump signed the omnibus fiscal 2017 appropriations bill (H.R. 244) into law on Friday, May 5, averting a government shutdown. The bill is now Public Law 115-31. With the...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of May 15, 2017
Air Traffic Control,Aviation,Environment,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,Homeland security,Maritime,Transit Technology

Capitol Hill Events – Week of May 15, 2017

(The timing of all Senate hearings should be double-checked on the day of, since unanimous consent is required to allow committees to meet while the Senate is in session and such consent may be...

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