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On April 4, Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao spoke to a group of business leaders at a town hall-style event with business CEOs and suggested that an infrastructure package could come as soon as May. While the administration had previously shelved infrastructure plans until tackling health care and tax reform, the announcement seems to indicate a shift in priorities.

If you complain about your commute, be thankful you aren't in Atlanta. It's first full work week without a heavily traveled section of Interstate 85 that collapsed Thursday evening following a fire that started underneath a viaduct about six miles north of downtown.

Automotive technology is evolving so fast these days that it's difficult to predict the features vehicles will have by the end of the next decade. But we do know that wireless connectivity will play a much more important role than it does now, primarily offering passengers an internet connection and GPS navigation.

Uber is launching a free tool that will allow anyone to view auto traffic patterns and analyze travel times based on customizable routes and time periods. The tool, called Uber Movement, extrapolates traffic trends based on Uber trips in a given area to provide travel times to and from specific destinations based on the date and time of day you enter.

According to a Reuters report, the White House approved plans on Nov. 3 to help establish 48 national electric-vehicle (EV) charging networks over approximately 25,000 miles of highways through 35 state

Eurotransport Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) has launched the first UK public trials of autonomous vehicles in Milton Keynes as part of the LUTZ Pathfinder Project.

The taxi driver taking me from Chicago's Midway Airport to Hyde Park was unequivocal about what he thought of all the bike lanes Mayor Rahm Emanuel was installing across the city. He named an intersection and said, with his voice rising as he took a hand off the wheel and gestured outside, "I could stand all day on the corner there and not see someone on a bike."

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has opened the door to fully driverless, steering wheel-less cars. On Sept. 30 the department released a revised draft of proposed regulations that would, unlike the original version, create a path for cars that humans can't manually operate.

States need to start paving the way for self-driving cars now, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. That was the main message behind a conference in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 20, where Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx drew lines in the sand for what the federal government is responsible for and what the states are responsible for when it comes to the new technology.

City commuters of the future will give up buying cars or season tickets, a panel of experts at the Smart City conference in Yinchuan agreed, but autonomous vehicles first need to "behave more badly".

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