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  • emMotor Convoyem 1919 Silent Army Film
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    Motor Convoy 1919 Silent Army Film

    Michael Owen, author of After Ike: On the Trail of the Century-Old Journey that Changed America, provides commentary for a 1919 U.S. Army silent film documenting a transcontinental motor convoy.…

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  • US Automobile History
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    U.S. Automobile History

    Historian Dan Albert talked about his book, Are We There Yet?: The American Automobile Past, Present, and Driverless, in which he chronicles the history of U.S. autos and argues against…

    264 views
  • Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Transportation Infrastructure
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    Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Transportation Infrastructure

    The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing on reauthorizing surface transportation infrastructure legislation. Committee Chair John Barrasso (R-WY) said lawmakers were…

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  • National Governors Association 2019 Summer Meeting Day 2 Morning Session
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    National Governors Association 2019 Summer Meeting, Day 2, Morning Session

    The National Governors Association held its annual summer meeting in Salt Lake City. In the morning session of day two, the director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, Jody Singer, spoke…

    242 views
  • Replacing the Gas Tax with a Road Use Tax
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    Replacing the Gas Tax with a Road Use Tax

    The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation released a report and hosted a panel discussion on efforts to institute a mileage-based road use tax to replace the gas tax.…

    244 views
  • Transportation Infrastructure
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    Transportation Infrastructure

    Transportation experts discussed the prospects for a bipartisan bill to invest and improve the nation’s infrastructure. Representatives from the League of Cities, Chamber of Commerce and…

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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 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…

    318 views
  • 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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  • 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.

    217 views
  • 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…

    374 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.

    810 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…

    471 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…

    289 views
  • emThe American Roadem
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    The American Road

    This 1953 film provides a history of road transportation in the United States featuring the early history of the Ford Motor Company. The documentary details Henry Ford’s first car, the 1896…

    692 views
  • Cars in America
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    Cars in America

    American History TV toured the “Driving America” exhibit at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. Transportation curator Matt Anderson showed early vehicles made by Henry Ford,…

    314 views
  • emAlaska Highwayem
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    Alaska Highway

    This U.S. Army Signal Corps film documents the difficult task of building a 1,500 mile highway through the Canadian wilderness as a World War II supply route from the lower 48 states to…

    892 views
  • AdoptAHighway Program
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    Adopt-A-Highway Program

    In 1984, the original Adopt-a-Highway program was started in Tyler, Texas, to keep highways free from litter. James “Bobby” Evans, Adopt-a-Highway’s creator, talked about how the program originated and his…

    138 views
  • Transportation Officials Testify on Infrastructure Funding and Modernization
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    Transportation Infrastructure

    State and local transportation officials testified at a hearing on transportation infrastructure needs and modernization efforts. The witnesses addressed urban and rural infrastructure needs,…

    495 views
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