By Jeff Spross on April 11, 2014
A new report from Climate Central has found that major power outages have increased ten times over since the early 1980s -- and extreme weather is by far the biggest culprit.
By Aviva Shen on March 31, 2014
This year's brutal winter has created the perfect conditions for an eruption of potholes all over the eastern United States.
By Aviva Shen on February 26, 2014
Obama is pitching a plan to inject $300 billion over four years into the American infrastructure crisis.
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By Aviva Shen on January 9, 2014
Even before the bridge scandal, Gov. Christie has helped New Jersey traffic achieve nightmarish levels.
By Nicole Flatow on December 1, 2013
Reports suggest at least four are dead and 63 others injured in the third Metro-North train derailment this year.
By Aviva Shen on November 22, 2013
Japan is offering the U.S. a tempting way to build our own levitating train, but it would only service a privileged few.
By Bryce Covert on November 4, 2013
Investment in long-term priorities like infrastructure, research, and education has fallen thanks to austerity.
By Alan Pyke on November 1, 2013
Government investment in building things fell off a cliff in 2010.
By Aviva Shen on October 25, 2013
In a rare bipartisan move, the House passed a bill to fund much-needed water infrastructure projects.
By Annie-Rose Strasser on October 4, 2013
Roads need about $170 billion to get up-to-date. That cost, it turns out, is being passed on to consumers.