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  • 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.…

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  • 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…

    306 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.

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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…

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  • 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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  • 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…

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  • 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…

    284 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…

    667 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,…

    307 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…

    875 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…

    134 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,…

    483 views
  • Autonomous Vehicles
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    Autonomous Vehicles

    Federal and state transportation officials about autonomous vehicles and potential federal legislation that would affect their use. Panelists gave an update on their areas of expertise…

    299 views
  • Senate Infrastructure Panel Holds Hearing on Freight Movement
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    Freight Movement

    Transportation experts testified at a hearing on the nation’s freight movement and its impact on the economy. The witnesses stressed the importance of their industry and also spoke about…

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  • Birth of Route 66
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    Birth of Route 66

    Springfield, Missouri, is the known as the birthplace of Route 66. John Sellars, executive director of the History Museum on the Square, shared the story of how this historic highway received its name.…

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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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