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    Open Phones on Regulating Commercial Drones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on how commercial drones should be regulated after an airing of a March 24, 2015, Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation subcommittee hearing on…

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    Airport Pre-Check Program

    Witnesses testified on the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Pre-Check program, which allows expedited screening at airports for pre-approved passengers. Topics…

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    Commercial Drones

    Federal regulators and representatives of private business, lobbying organizations, and think tanks testified at a hearing on the commercial use of unmanned aircraft systems, commonly known…

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    Secretary Anthony Foxx on Transportation Infrastructure

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx talked about “Beyond Traffic,” a thirty-year plan to improve transportation infrastructure, as well as how infrastructure relates to global…

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    Chesapeake and Ohio Canal History

    Cassandra Sohyda toured and talked about the history of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. During the course of a boat ride through one of the few remaining…

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    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Misson

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Administrator Mark Rosekind talked about the agency’s mission and his commitment to protect all drivers. He spoke at Consumer…

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    Public Transportation Conference, Opening Session

    Public transportation leaders talked about issues affecting public transit and inter-city passenger rail. Speakers urged Congress to pass a long-term surface transportation bill. …

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    Public Transportation Conference, Transportation Department Panel

    Transportation Department officials talked about issues affecting public transit and inter-city passenger rail.  “Update from the USDOT, FTA & FRA Administrators” was a…

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    Public Transportation Conference, Mayors Panel

    Mayors from the cites of Ft. Worth, Texas; Mesa, Arizona, and Riverton City, Utah took part in a roundtable discussion of public transportation legislation and funding, and the impact…

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    Port of Galveston

    Dwayne Jones talked about the history of the Port of Galveston, Texas. The port was one of the busiest in the country, exporting commodities such as cotton, cattle, and rice, and also…

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    Tall Ship Elissa

    Jamie White talked about the Tall Ship Elissa, an 1877 merchant sailing vessel. The Elissa was built when sailing ships were beginning to be replaced by steam ships, and is still a…

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    Commercial Drone Regulations

    USA Today transportation reporter Bart Jansen spoke by telephone about new proposed drone regulations that were announced by Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.

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    Secretary Foxx on Commercial Drone Guidelines

    A conference call with Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on a proposed framework of Federal Aviation Administration regulations that would allow routine use of certain small unmanned…

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    Newsmakers with Anthony Foxx

    Secretary Anthony Foxx talked about the transportation funding bill, the nation’s infrastructure, and the Department of Transportation’s report, Beyond Traffic, that looks 30…

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    U.S. Supply Chain

    Officials from the food and freight industries testified at a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation subcommittee hearing on the role of ports in the U.S. supply chain, and challenges…

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    Book Discussion on Hell on Wheels

    Professor David Blanke talked about his book, Hell on Wheels: The Promise and Peril of America’s Car Culture, 1900-1940, about the importance of the automobile to American culture and…

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    Drone Safety and Regulation

    Jack Nicas talked by remote video from Chicago about increased efforts to regulate usage of drones in the United States following the crash of a recreational drone on the White House…

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    Federal Freight Rail Programs

    State and local officials testified about the increased demand of railroad freight traffic for transporting commodities and the infrastructure needs to accommodate this demand. They…

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    Federal Highway and Transit Programs

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and others testified at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on transportation infrastructure funding. He told committee…

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    Mayor Bill de Blasio at U.S. Conference of Mayors

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) talked about income inequality, immigration, and transportation reform. He said that he supported the initiatives and messages presented by…

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