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Rendell, LaHood implore Congress to act on Highway Trust Fund


  • Courier-Journal (Louisville, Ky.) (tiered subscription model), The

Former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and former governor of Pennsylvania Ed Rendell, co-chairs of Building America's Future, penned a piece urging Congress to inject money into the Highway Tr… Read More

Lockheed Martin upgrades workhorse satellite bus


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Lockheed Martin is updating its A2100 satellite bus, upgrading its technology to pursue a global market after 20 years of heavy service. "We're targeting to achieve about a 35% cost reduction in our o… Read More

NYC mayor pushes reforms for "Build it Back" program


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
  • Crain's New York Business

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced he intends to implement reforms in the highly-criticized Sandy reconstruction program called "Build it Back." The editorial board at the New York Times… Read More