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Maryland Governor Says Bill Would Save State Road Projects

Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg News

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said March 15 that a bill crafted by lawmakers would prevent the cancellation of 66 road projects around the state, the result of a compromise on legislation to score and rank transportation projects.

Michael Dresser | The Baltimore Sun
March 16, 2017
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Plan to Enlarge Mobile Ship Channel Raises Environmental Issues

Alabama State Port Authority

A plan is afoot to widen and deepen the Mobile Ship Channel to allow larger ships carrying more cargo to make their way up Mobile Bay.

Ben Raines | Alabama Media Group (Birmingham, Ala.)
March 16, 2017
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UPS to Build Six Additional Natural-Gas Fueling Stations

UPS Inc.

UPS Inc. on March 15 announced plans to build six additional compressed natural-gas fueling stations, including one in Greensboro, North Carolina.

March 16, 2017
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China Cautions US Against a Trade War

Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News

BEIJING — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang cautioned the U.S. against starting a trade war and positioned Beijing as a leading proponent of globalization at a news conference March 15, underscoring the extent to which Donald Trump’s presidency has pushed China into a global leadership role.

Jonathan Kaiman and Jessica Meyers | Los Angeles Times
March 16, 2017
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State Supreme Court Sides With Port of Vancouver in Oil Terminal Suit

Port of Vancouver

The Port of Vancouver didn’t violate the State Environmental Policy Act when it leased property for what could be the nation’s largest oil terminal, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision.

Dameon Pesanti | The Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.)
March 16, 2017
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Rep. Lipinski: Time to Think About How to Regulate Self-Driving Vehicles

Freightliner Trucks

U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) sometimes wonders if he spends too much time thinking about autonomous technology, the scientific term for self-driving vehicles.

Ted Slowik | The Daily Southtown (Tinley Park, Ill.)
March 15, 2017
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Louisiana's Transportation Needs Obvious, but Solutions Remain Hard To Find

Derick E. Hingle/Bloomberg News

Less than a month before the 2017 regular legislative session begins, the upcoming debate on how and whether to boost state aid for roads and bridges is riddled with questions, including Gov. John Bel Edwards' stance.

Will Sentell | The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.)
March 15, 2017
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Illinois Rivers Project Could Get New Life With Trump Infrastructure Push

Whitney Curtis/Bloomberg News

Often overlooked in an age of air travel and superhighways, infrastructure on the Midwest's major rivers may be poised for an upgrade.

Patrick M. O'Connell | Chicago Tribune
March 14, 2017
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Driverless Trucks: A Seismic Shift for the Labor Force

Aether Films

For decades, trucking has provided big-rig driver Frank Mora and his family a decent living. He doesn’t expect that will last forever.

Rachel Uranga | The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, Calif.)
March 13, 2017
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Winter Storm Stella Is Bearing Down: What You Need to Know

Winter Storm Stella is forecast to blast up the East Coast late March 13 and March 14, providing much of the region with its biggest snowfall of the winter.

John Bacon | USA Today
March 13, 2017

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