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Driverless Cars Flummoxed By America's Shoddy Road Infrastructure

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.31.2016 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Volvo's North American CEO, Lex Kerssemakers, lost his cool as the automaker's semi-autonomous prototype sporadically refused ...

American Kabuki and the Politics of Irrelevance

Adam Klugman | Posted 11.12.2016 | Politics
Adam Klugman

The political dialogue in this country is absurd - an utterly meaningless, terminally distracting American Kabuki of suited clowns, power junkies and money freaks. I'm sorry. But you know I'm right.

American Infrastructure on the Brink: Only a New Deal Can Save It

Ryan Morgan | Posted 05.26.2013 | Politics
Ryan Morgan

It's time for a "New Deal" for American infrastructure. Direct intervention will provide Americans with more than new highways and bridges -- it will create family-sustaining construction jobs en masse and set into motion a multiplier effect that will ripple across the economy as a whole.

A Transformative Investment for Metro Detroit and for the US

Robert Puentes | Posted 08.25.2012 | Business
Robert Puentes

Last week's announcement of a plan to build a new bridge between Detroit and Windsor was welcome news -- not only a down payment on Detroit's future but emblematic of the kind of strategic infrastructure investment needed around the country to invigorate our national economy.

Yepoka Yeebo

Infrastructure Improvements 'Key To Recovery' Report Says | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 06.12.2011 | Business

The U.S. needs to improve crumbling infrastructure to boost the recovery, according to a report released on Tuesday. The report comes as federal ef...

First Stimulus Contractor is GOP Donor

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The chief executive of the construction company awarded the first recovery project is actually a big Republican donor -- and contributed to Obama's opponent John McCain.

Investing in our Nation's Infrastructure

Stephanie Neely | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Stephanie Neely

Another flat-screen television made in Asia or a new pair of designer shoes made in Europe will not prevent another bridge from collapsing in Minnesota.