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Foley & Lardner LLP

Autonomous Co-Pilot: How GM Plans to Revolutionize Consumer Use of Autonomous Driving Technology While Keeping You Focused at the...

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In the competition amongst automobile manufacturers to knock autonomous driving out-of-the-park, Cadillac is next up to the plate. Recently – rolling-out its newest autonomous driving technology – General Motors (“GM”)...more

Holland & Hart LLP

Self-Driving Cars: Are You In or Out?

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Autonomous vehicle testing and development continues to accelerate. Problems and setbacks, however, have delayed technology advancement and assessment, and influenced public perception of this new transportation mechanism....more

FordHarrison

New York City Considering Mandatory Minimum Wage for App-Hail Drivers

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The introduction of ride-hailing apps has upended the taxi and for-hire car industry in New York City. What began with a promise of independence and wealth for drivers has actually pushed more into dire financial straits, as...more

Cozen O'Connor

The New York Note - June 2018 #4

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This Week in New York – Affordable Housing Plan Bills Passed, Transportation Bills Introduced & Impacts of City Partnerships - Affordable Housing Plan Bills Passed - On Thursday, the New York City Council held a stated...more

Allen Matkins

Sustainable Development Update - June 2018 #4

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Sustainable Development Focus - Coalition applauds California’s low-income rooftop solar investment - SOLAR POWER WORLD - Jun 22 Solar industry, renewable energy, and environmental justice organizations and advocates...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Michigan Doubles Down on Mobility and Announces a new Eight Million Dollar Grant Program

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Michigan, the cradle of the American automotive industry, has made no secret of its desire to remain an industry leader in mobility as the industry continues to evolve. On May 30, 2018, Michigan announced a new $8 Million...more

Thomas Fox

Uber: Use a Monitor and Hire a CCO

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Has Uber turned over a new leaf? For its business in London and globally it certainly should hope so. As reported in a New York Times (NYT) article, entitled “Uber’s Latest Big Test: London”, Adam Satariano wrote about the...more

Bilzin Sumberg

Ride-Sharing Apps Innovating Transit P3s

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Ride-sharing has become a primary mode of transportation in many cities and for many people and is possibly the most visible evidence of the ways that technology is transforming transportation. ...more

White & Case LLP

Summary of FERC Meeting Agenda for June 2018

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Below are brief summaries of the agenda items for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s June 21, 2018 meeting, pursuant to the agenda as issued on June 14, 2018. Item G-1 has not been summarized due to omission from the...more

Best Best & Krieger LLP

[WEBINAR] Laying the Foundation for Maximizing Benefits Around Emerging Technologies

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This webinar focuses on the important legal and policy foundations that should be considered when integrating emerging technologies into cities and counties. From smart traffic signals and street lights to automated vehicles...more

Best Best & Krieger LLP

[WEBINAR] Automated Vehicle Pilot Project Risks and Smart Infrastructure

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As pilot projects testing self-driving and connected vehicles continue to roll out across the country, new policy, liability and contractual issues arise — in addition to considerations around future "smart" infrastructure...more

Best Best & Krieger LLP

[WEBINAR] Update on the California Environmental Quality Act: What’s New for 2018

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This BB&K webinar provides a brief review of the latest developments in CEQA compliance. This webinar addresses both new CEQA statutory and regulatory requirements, and also discusses recent case law interpretations affecting...more

Downey Brand LLP

California Air and Climate, Vol. 2: Air Districts Begin Implementing AB 617 Retrofit Control Technology; SCAQMD to Regulate...

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California Air Districts Begin Task of Implementing the AB 617 Best Available Retrofit Control Technology Requirements - AB 617, a bill adopted by the California Legislature in 2017 to address criteria air pollutants and...more

King & Spalding

Congress Examines Autonomous Vehicles’ Impact On U.S. Surface Infrastructure

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On June 13, the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works held a hearing on “Innovation and America’s Infrastructure: Examining the Effects of Emerging Autonomous Technologies on America’s Roads and Bridges,”...more

Allen Matkins

Sustainable Development Update - June 2018 #2

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Sustainable Development Focus - Encinitas commissioners say high-density housing list ought to be revised - THE SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE - Jun 14 The Encinitas City Council should take another look at the 19 sites it is...more

Howard Ankin

The Real Problem with Self-Driving Cars

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Recent fatal crashes involving self-driving vehicles in California and Arizona have put a spotlight on the safety of autonomous technology and human injuries. Are Self-Driving Cars Really Self-Driving? ...more

Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk

Charting an Olympics dividend for airline shares

In the run-up to the past three Winter Olympics, flag carrier airline shares in the host country have soared. The concluding part of our series uses charting from Thomson Reuters Eikon to highlight this Games premium....more

Opportune LLP

Prescriptive Analytics in Action

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In previous posts we gave an overview of business analytics ("The Basics of Business Analytics"-- Part 1 and Part 2) and described how model-driven prescriptive analytics can maximize profit by streamlining inefficiencies...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Gauging Reactions: MCity Shuttle Launch Kicks-Off Autonomous Vehicle Behavioral Study

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On Monday, June 4, two fully automated shuttles began regular shuttle service on streets surrounding the University of Michigan North Campus Research Complex in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The 11-passenger, all-electric Autonom...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

A Long Island Sound Crossing – Will This Bridge or Tunnel Ever Be Built?

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For many decades, Long Islanders have been hearing about proposals to span over or under Long Island Sound. The most recent pronouncement for a cross-sound tunnel or bridge came from Governor Cuomo in his 2016 state-of-state...more

Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk

Do airline shares fly during an Olympics host bid?

With the choice of the 2026 Winter Olympics host country due next year, charts available on Thomson Reuters Eikon show the impact that previous IOC bid processes have had on share prices at flag carrier airlines....more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

FAA’s LAANC Expands to Western North United States

As planned, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has launched its next wave of its beta Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) system, in the western north region of the United States. LAANC helps...more

Downey Brand LLP

First Appellate District Upholds Several Aspects of the EIR Prepared for Phillips 66 Efforts to Enhance Recovery of Petroleum...

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In a March 2018 decision, the First Appellate District examined several CEQA issues pertinent to petroleum refining and hazardous materials transport. In Rodeo Citizens Association v. County of Contra Costa, the appeals court...more

Stinson Leonard Street

2018 Minnesota Legislative Session Wraps with Little Reform and the 2018 Election Season Heats Up

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The 2018 Minnesota legislative session kicked off with the state’s budget administrators announcing a $329 million budget surplus. Looking back, there wasn't much more good news from this session....more

Mintz Levin - Energy & Sustainability Matters

Village Capital Report Highlights Transportation as New Focus For Cleantech Investors

In a report titled Moving Electrons, investment firm Village Capital highlighted the transportation sector as the next big focal point for cleantech investors seeking opportunities to support firms and sectors that are likely...more

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