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  • Infrastructure Town Hall Industry Stakeholders
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    Infrastructure Town Hall, Industry Stakeholders

    Industry stakeholders took part in an Association of Equipment Manufacturers discussion on the need for Congress to approve a comprehensive infrastructure bill in 2019. They also debated…

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  • Quakers Guns and the British Industrial Revolution
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    Quakers, Guns and the British Industrial Revolution

    Priya Satia, Stanford University history professor, explored the complex relationship between the Quaker Community and gun makers during the British Industrial Revolution. She chronicled…

    475 views
  • Trump Administration Infrastructure Policy
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    Trump Administration Infrastructure Policy

    Panelists talked about President Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan, how the proposal can be funded, and what the federal government can learn from the states. Speakers included…

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  • Discussion Focuses on President Trumps Infrastructure Agenda
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    Infrastructure Agenda

    Policy analysts talked about a range of questions concerning the nation’s infrastructure. Topics included job creation, the financing of projects, the role of the federal government, and…

    380 views
  • Washington Journal Chris Edwards and Robert Puentes on Transportation Spending
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    Transportation Spending Proposal

    Chris Edwards and Robert Puentes talked about the White House’s fiscal year 2016 budget request that includes a call for a $478 billion, six-year surface transportation spending bill. This program was part of…

    240 views
  • Infrastructure Modernization
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    Infrastructure Modernization

    Representative John Delaney (D-MD) spoke at a Brookings Institution event on infrastructure spending and ways to fund the maintenance of American roads, bridges, and public transportation.…

    685 views
  • Joint Economic Cmte Looks at Infrastructure Issues
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    Funding of Infrastructure Projects

    Panelists testified on ways to fund national infrastructure needs and the proper role of the federal government in maintaining roads, bridges, and utilities. Topics included public versus…

    119 views
  • US Workers Commutes
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    U.S. Workers' Commutes

    Brian McKenzie and Robert Puentes spoke about the transportation policy implications of a Census Bureau report that tracked the amount of time U.S. workers commuted to their jobs. They also responded to…

    479 views
  • National Infrastructure Bank
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    National Infrastructure Bank

    Robert Puentes talked about the proposed Infrastructure Bank, including its function and its potential impact on U.S. infrastructure investments. He also responded to telephone calls and…

    232 views
  • National Infrastructure Banks
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    National Infrastructure Banks

    Witnesses spoke about proposals to create infrastructure banks. The banks would invest in large infrastructure projects with significant national or regional economic benefits, such as…

    240 views
  • Transportation Improvement Plans
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    Transportation Improvement Plans

    A roundtable discussion on transportation was held as part of The America 2050 Forum of the Regional Plan Association day-long conference, “Rebuilding and Renewing America: Toward a 21st Century…

    148 views
  • Transportation and the Economy
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    Transportation and the Economy

    Transportation Secretary Peters spoke about the nation’s infrastructure and challenges faced by national, state and local authorities. She also outlined some solutions involving new…

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