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  • Hearing Examines Benefits of SelfDriving Trucks
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    Self-Driving Trucks

    The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a hearing on the future of self-driving trucks and how federal regulators can promote innovation, competition, and safety in…

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    Turn and Jump

    Howard Mansfield talked about his book Howard Mansfield talked about his book Turn and Jump, in which he explains how the railroads invented time zones and their effect on the rest of the country. Measuring…

    278 views
  • emLong Haulem
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    Long Haul

    Finn Murphy talked about his book The Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the Road, in which he discusses his job and the America one sees by traveling the country via its roadways. Mr.…

    841 views
  • Military Aviation in Spokane Washington
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    Military Aviation in Spokane, Washington

    Wes Walton gave a tour of historic Felts Field and talked about Spokane, Washington’s contributions to the development of military aviation. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

    187 views
  • Washington Journal Jacob Fischler Discusses Infrastructure Reform Efforts
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    Jacob Fischler on Infrastructure Reform Efforts

    Jacob Fischler talked about infrastructure reform efforts in Congress and the September 30, 2017, deadline to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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  • emRails Around the Thumbem
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    Rails Around the Thumb

    T.J. Gaffney talked about his book Rails Around the Thumb, about the role of railroads in the development of Michigan’s “thumb” region and their impact on Thomas Edison’s life. C-SPAN’s Local Content…

    380 views
  • emAll They Will Call Youem
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    All They Will Call You

    Tim Hernandez talked about his book, All They Will Call You, about the impact of a 1948 plane crash in California that killed 32 people, including 28 Mexican migrant workers being deported by the U.S. government. The names of the…

    690 views
  • emFreedom of the American Roadem
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    Freedom of the American Road

    Henry Ford II introduces this film designed to encourage private citizens and communities to support road improvements and safety. Part of the lobbying campaign that culminated in legislation…

    194 views
  • emGive Yourself the Green Lightem
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    Give Yourself the Green Light

    This 1954 General Motors film encourages citizens to support programs to improve roads and highways. The film begins by depicting traffic jams, unsafe roads, and city congestion, then…

    139 views
  • Teen Road Safety Assessment Results Released
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    Teen Road Safety

    The Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) announced the results of their Teen Road Safety Assessment initiative at the National Press Club. Roadway safety experts,…

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  • Northern Pacific Railroad
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    Northern Pacific Railroad

    Michael Sullivan talked about how the arrival of the transcontinental railway to Tacoma, Washington, shaped the small, Pacific Northwest town. In 1873, the Northern Pacific Railroad decided to make Tacoma…

    178 views
  • emThe Flightem
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    The Flight

    Dan Hampton talked about his book The Flight: Charles Lindbergh’s Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing, in which he reports on Charles Lindbergh’s trans-Atlantic flight from New York to…

    511 views
  • Conversation with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao
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    Conversation with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao

    Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao talked about her personal and professional life. She reflected on her early years in Taiwan and coming to the U.S. as an immigrant, working for the last…

    628 views
  • emRails To Paradiseem
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    Rails To Paradise

    Russell Holter talked about his book Rails to Paradise: the History of the Tacoma Eastern Railroad 1890 -1919, in which he traces the history of the Tacoma Eastern Railroad and its impact on the Puget Sound…

    184 views
  • Amtrak CEO Addresses National Press Club
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    Charles Moorman Remarks on Amtrak

    Charles Moorman, the outgoing president and CEO of Amtrak, talked about the future of the federally supported passenger railroad. He outlined Amtrak’s efforts to boost the reliability of services…

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  • The National Road
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    The National Road

    Historian Hilary Miller talked about about the National Road, the first federally-funded highway in the U.S., and how it united the east coast and the frontier. She was interviewed at the…

    194 views
  • Secretary Chao Testifies on FY 2018 Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2018 Transportation Budget

    Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao testified on President Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget request. She heard concerns from both Republicans and Democrats on some of its proposals including a…

    765 views
  • Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Testifies on FAA Reauthorization
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    FAA Reauthorization

    Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao testified before the Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee on the future of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the president’s…

    1,033 views
  • President Announces Air Traffic Control Privatization Plan
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    President Trump Announcement on Air Traffic Control Reform

    President Trump announced his plan to privatize the air traffic control system. The plan would move the control of the agency from under the Federal Aviation Administration to a non-profit agency. The…

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  • President Delivers Remarks at Department of Transportation
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    President Trump Remarks at Department of Transportation

    President Trump delivered remarks to a gathering of state and local transportation officials at the Department of Transportation headquarters. He outlined his administration’s plan to…

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