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    Networked Transportation

    Federal and local officials and private sector representatives testified at a hearing on how the "internet of things" could enhance and improve U.S. transportation infrastructure. The…

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    Federal Transportation Infrastructure Funding

    Casey Dinges talked about the federal government’s role in funding state infrastructure projects and an American Society of Civil Engineers analysis suggesting $3 trillion in federal…

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    Transportation of Hazardous Materials

    Marie Therese Dominguez, administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), talked about safety concerns with oil and natural gas pipelines and the…

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    Panel Discussion on Infrastructure

    Panelists talked about infrastructure. Panelists included Edward Humes, author of Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation; Jonathan Waldman, author…

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    Communicators with Ted Koppel

    Ted Koppel talked about his book, Lights Out: A Cyberattack, a Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath, which examines the possibility of a cyberattack on the U.S. electrical…

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    Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Affordability and Safety

    Local leaders and utility officials from around the nation testified at a hearing on the federal government’s role in maintaining and improving water and wastewater…

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    Transportation Security

    Peter Neffenger testified at a hearing on efforts to prevent attacks on transportation infrastructure. He spoke about the complexity of securing the nation’s varied and open…

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    Book Discussion on The Road Taken

    Henry Petroski talked about his book The Road Taken: The History and future of America’s Infrastructure, in which he provides a history of America’s infrastructure and argues…

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    Homeland Security and U.S. Public Transportation Safety

    Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) talked about homeland security measures to protect the public transportation infrastructure in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium.

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    Book Discussion on Building the Golden Gate Bridge

    Harvey Schwartz talked about his book, Building the Golden Gate Bridge: A Workers' Oral History. He showed pictures of the laborers and spoke about their testimonies of harsh weather,…

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    Contaminated Drinking Water

    Amena Saiyid talked about the lead contamination of drinking water in Flint, Michigan, and how aging water infrastructure nationwide could lead to other instances of contaminated water.

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    Book Discussion on New Orleans Boom and Blackout

    Brian Boyles talked about his book New Orleans Boom and Blackout, in which he recalls New Orleans' push to ready the city for the 2013 Super Bowl and the succeeding power outage at the New…

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    Highway Funding Bill

    Chris Edwards and Alison Premo Black talked about federal funding for transportation projects and the state of the infrastructure. The House passed a $325 billion six-year funding bill…

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question, “What is the condition of infrastructure in your community?” Keith Laing also joined to talk…

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    Federal Highway Funding Deadline

    Keith Laing talked about the federal funding deadline for transportation and highway projects. The Senate passed a six-year funding bill in July 2015 before approving the House’s…

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    American Infrastructure

    Panelists talked about the state of infrastructure in the U.S. relating to transportation and the power grid. They also spoke about how communities create their own power sources and…

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    Designing Better Infrastructure Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Steve Clemons moderated a panel discussion on designing better infrastructure systems. “Living With Risk: Designing a Better System” was part of the day-long event, “New…

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    Ray LaHood on the Highway Trust Fund

    Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood talked about the role of the Highway Trust Fund and efforts to fund it before it runs out of money at the end of the month. He also discussed…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “What are the transportation infrastructure needs in your community?”

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    Job Creation

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