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  • National Transportation Safety Board 2019 Wish List
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    National Transportation Safety Board 2019 Wish List

    National Transportation Safety Board Chair Robert Sumwalt announced the board’s 2019-2020 list of its most-wanted improvements for transportation safety in the U.S. at a press briefing…

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  • Infrastructure Investment Part 1
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    Infrastructure Investment, Part 1

    In this portion of a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on the need for federal investment in infrastructure projects, panelists discussed different ways of paying for road and bridge funding.…

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  • Infrastructure Investment Part 3
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    Infrastructure Investment, Part 3

    In this portion of a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on the need for federal investment in infrastructure projects, speakers talked about the U.S.'s growing infrastructure construction and repair…

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  • State and Local Policymaking Economics Professors and Business Council Leaders
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    State and Local Policymaking, Economics Professors and Business Council Leaders

    The Brookings Institution hosted a forum on evidence-based policymaking at the state and local level. This portion of the event included a panel discussion with economics professors and…

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  • State Highway Safety Laws
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    State Highway Safety Laws

    Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety unveiled their annual report on state highway safety laws. Also discussing the group’s report was a police chief, an emergency room nurse, an insurance…

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  • Federal Highway Administrator Nominee Nicole Nason Testifies at Confirmation Hearing
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    Federal Highway Administrator Confirmation Hearing

    Nicole Nason, President Trump’s pick to be administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, testified at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works…

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  • Ashley Halsey on Impact of Shutdown on Air Travel
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    Ashley Halsey on Impact of Shutdown on Air Travel

    The Washington Post's Ashley Halsey spoke by phone about the shutdown’s impact on air travel. The recent shutdown was the longest in U.S. history, lasting for 35 days due to an impasse on…

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  • Washington Journal Cathy Chase Discusses New Report on Highway Safety Laws
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    Cathy Chase on Report on Highway Safety Laws

    Cathy Chase of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety talked about the group’s 2019 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws report and changes states could adopt to make roadways safer.

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  • History of Douglas Aviation
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    History of Douglas Aviation

    Founded in 1921, the Douglas Aircraft Company served as an aerospace manufacturer. The company later merged with McDonnell Douglas and became Boeing in 1997. Mike Machat, curator at the Museum of Flying,…

    190 views
  • Chris Urmson at emThe Atlanticem Festival
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    Chris Urmson at The Atlantic Festival

    In this portion of The Atlantic Festival, Chris Urmson, one of the pioneers of Google’s self-driving car program, discussed the future of autonomous vehicles and how they are likely to…

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  • emBlack Flags Blue Watersem
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    Black Flags, Blue Waters

    Eric Jay Dolin provided a history of piracy in the America’s in the 17th and 18th centuries.

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  • Cars in America From World War II to the 1980s
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    Cars in America From World War II to the 1980s

    In the second of a two-part program, American History TV toured the “Driving America” exhibit at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. Transportation curator Matt Anderson showed a…

    325 views
  • Arctic Maritime Transportation
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    Arctic Maritime Transportation

    A Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation subcommittee held a hearing to examine maritime transportation issues in the Arctic region. The hearing focused specifically on retreating ice…

    308 views
  • Discussion on the Dwight D Eisenhower Steam Engine
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    Dwight D. Eisenhower Steam Engine

    Jacqueline Frank, executive director of the National Railroad Museum, talked about the history of the “Dwight D. Eisenhower” Train during World War II. She spoke about the role of the A4 Steam engine train prior…

    606 views
  • Newsmakers with Representative DeFazio
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    Newsmakers with Representative DeFazio

    Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR) talked about the potential for an infrastructure bill, a gas tax, and transportation priorities. Representative DeFazio is ranking member of the House…

    420 views
  • Senate Panel Examines Positive Train Control Technology Implementation
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    Train Safety

    The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a hearing on implementing positive train control (PTC) technology, which is designed to automatically stop a train before…

    573 views
  • emRethinking Americas Highwaysem
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    Rethinking America's Highways

    Book TV interviewed Robert Poole of the Reason Foundation about his book, Rethinking America’s Highways.

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  • TSA Administrator Pekoske Testifies on Employee Misconduct
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    TSA Employee Misconduct

    Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on allegations of TSA employee misconduct. The…

    1,353 views
  • Senate Commerce Committee Considers Trump Administration Nominees
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    Transportation Department and NASA Nominations

    The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a hearing on three of President Trump’s nominees, deputy administrator of NASA, an assistant Transportation Department…

    568 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…

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