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    Book Discussion on Dead Wake

    Erik Larson talked about his book, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, about the sinking of the British ocean liner by a German U-boat in 1915 and the influence of the event on…

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    Cyrus Avery and the History of Route 66

    Michael Wallis, author of Route 66: The Mother Road, talked about Tulsa, Oklahoma, native Cyrus Avery and his vision for Route 66. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop…

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    Federal Transportation Budget

    Kellie Mejdrich talked about the Obama administration’s $478 billion bill that would fund federal transportation programs for the upcoming six years.

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    Airline Pilot Mental Health

    Mary Schiavo talked about how U.S. airlines address the issue of the mental health of their pilots following the March 24, 2015, crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 in the Swiss Alps. The…

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    Secretary Foxx on Department of Transportation Policy and Politics

    Secretary Anthony Foxx spoke with Politico’s Mike Allen about Department of Transportation policy, goals, and political challenges at a luncheon hosted by Politico. Topics…

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    Q&A with Erik Larson

    Erik Larson talked about his book, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, about the state of world politics surrounding the 1915 sinking of the Lusitania. He spoke about the…

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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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    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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