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A framework for car connectivity | McKinsey

A framework for car connectivity | McKinsey | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
As technology in the car connectivity becomes more sophisticated, consumer expectations will evolve in parallel, creating a need to deliver higher-value user experiences. Here is a framework to measure progress.
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Waymo, take the wheel: Self-driving cars go fully driverless on California roads

Waymo, take the wheel: Self-driving cars go fully driverless on California roads | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Self-driving startup Waymo, a Google spin-off owned by parent company Alphabet, has been granted the first permit in California to begin driverless testing on public roads. Yes, that means self-driving cars without a human behind the wheel will be cruising around California, beginning with a limite…
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Most Big Cities Are Planning for Autonomous Vehicles - Nextgov

Most Big Cities Are Planning for Autonomous Vehicles - Nextgov | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
The National League of Cities has seven recommendations for those looking to launch pilots.
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Bumpy Road Ahead: America's Roughest Rides and Strategies to Make Our Roads Smoother

Founded in 1971, TRIP is a private nonprofit organization that researches, evaluates and distributes economic and technical data on surface transportation issues. TRIP promotes transportation policies that help relieve traffic congestion and its impact on air quality, improve road and bridge conditions, make surface travel safer, and enhance economic productivity. TRIP is sponsored by insurance companies, equipment manufacturers, distributors and suppliers, businesses involved in highway and transit engineering and construction, labor unions, and organizations concerned with an efficient and safe surface transportation network that promotes economic development and quality of life.

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Latest Version of Federal Automated Vehicle Guidance Provides Best Practices for States, Paves the Way for Fully Driverless Vehicles | CSG Knowledge Center

Latest Version of Federal Automated Vehicle Guidance Provides Best Practices for States, Paves the Way for Fully Driverless Vehicles | CSG Knowledge Center | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
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States Aren’t Spending Enough on Mitigation Before Disasters Occur

States Aren’t Spending Enough on Mitigation Before Disasters Occur | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Most can’t even track how much they are spending and where it’s going, according to Pew report.
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New Congressional Deal Could Unlock More Money for Mitigation Projects Before Disasters Strike

New Congressional Deal Could Unlock More Money for Mitigation Projects Before Disasters Strike | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
The legislation gets mixed reviews, as funding provisions in it are weaker than they were in an earlier draft.
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Decade-Old Rail Safety Measure Will Take Longer to Implement

Only eight railroads are expected to deploy positive train control, designed to prevent human-caused accidents, by the Dec. 31 deadline, according to a new GAO report.
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An Infrastructure Information Gap States Are Struggling to Solve

An Infrastructure Information Gap States Are Struggling to Solve | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Getting a grasp on deferred maintenance has proven to be difficult.
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Industry sounds alarm on crumbling U.S. infrastructure: Travel Weekly

Industry sounds alarm on crumbling U.S. infrastructure: Travel Weekly | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
The lack of political will to raise the billions of dollars needed for upgrades has left U.S. highways, bridges and airports in varying states of disrepair. Now the travel industry is sounding the alarm.
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How to Improve U.S. Infrastructure: Four Key Policy Changes

How to Improve U.S. Infrastructure: Four Key Policy Changes | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
New research from the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative offers some solutions that policymakers could pursue to shore up America’s infrastructure.
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Toyota invests $500 million into Uber

Toyota invests $500 million into Uber | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Toyota and Uber are partnering to bring an on-demand autonomous ride-hailing service to market, a deal that includes a $500 million investment from the Japanese automaker. Under the agreement, Toyota Sienna minivans will be equipped with Uber’s self-driving technology and then deployed on the…
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This Georgia County Integrated GIS With Its Transportation System to Improve Mobility

This Georgia County Integrated GIS With Its Transportation System to Improve Mobility | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
State freeway projects and traffic from nearby Atlanta create congestion only artificial intelligence can handle.
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Port Strategy | Facing up to Western Seaboard realities

Port Strategy | Facing up to Western Seaboard realities | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Anxiety over the COSCO-OOCL deal and a loss of traffic on the US West Coast are occupying port managers' minds. Martin Rushmere reports
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Improving the delivery of road infrastructure across the world | McKinsey & Company

Improving the delivery of road infrastructure across the world | McKinsey & Company | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Five best practices should inform efforts to boost countries’ road-infrastructure delivery systems.
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White House Proposal Rolls Back Fuel Economy Standards, No Exception For California : NPR

White House Proposal Rolls Back Fuel Economy Standards, No Exception For California : NPR | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Government agencies have released a proposal to freeze fuel economy and emissions requirements for six years. The proposed rules would also block California from setting its own, higher standards.
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Crash Fatalities Increase as Cities Stop Using Red-Light Cameras

Crash Fatalities Increase as Cities Stop Using Red-Light Cameras | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Fewer red-light cameras are not the sole reason for the uptick, but the decline is a factor, report finds.
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Privacy Concerns Raised With Connecticut’s $10 Million Electronic Tolling Study

Privacy Concerns Raised With Connecticut’s $10 Million Electronic Tolling Study | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
“If Connecticut does not restrict how it shares toll information, state tolls could become an on-ramp for the federal government’s deportation machine,” the ACLU says.
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FEMA Acknowledges Shortcomings In Puerto Rico Hurricane Response

FEMA Acknowledges Shortcomings In Puerto Rico Hurricane Response | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
A new report also points to areas where the agency shouldered the work of state and territorial governments, while pushing to increase their capacities and coordination to lessen that burden.
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Smart cities in Southeast Asia | McKinsey & Company

Smart cities in Southeast Asia | McKinsey & Company | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Smart cities in Southeast Asia can make better use of data, digital tools, and technology to improve quality of life.
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U.S. ports need $20B of infrastructure, authority says

U.S. ports need $20B of infrastructure, authority says | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
American Association of Port Authorities says that amount of multimodal and rail investment is needed in addition to the $155 billion ports are adding during the next five years.
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Domino's Will Pave Your Town's Potholes

Domino's Will Pave Your Town's Potholes | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
The pizza restaurant is not the first chain to get involved in local infrastructure.
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Elon Musk's Boring Company Will Build a High-Speed Link in Chicago

Elon Musk's Boring Company Will Build a High-Speed Link in Chicago | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
The Chicago Express Loop will connect O'Hare Terminals 1-3 with Block 37.
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The Bike Share War Is Shaking Up Seattle Like Nowhere Else

The Bike Share War Is Shaking Up Seattle Like Nowhere Else | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Residents are divided over whether the city's dockless bike share program is revolutionizing transit—or creating an unwieldy, dangerous mess.
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US reacts to livestock hauliers act

US reacts to livestock hauliers act | CSG West Transportation & Infrastructure | Scoop.it
The US senate has rolled out the Modernising Agricultural Transportation Act, designed to revise existing trucking regulations and improve flexibility for livestock haulier drivers.
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