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.
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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.
By Aviva Shen on September 26, 2013
The cost of repairing roads and bridges destroyed by the flood will cost at least $430 million. And disaster response is threatened by the potential of a government shutdown.
By Aviva Shen on September 19, 2013
In two weeks, federal subsidies for state Amtrak routes will expire, potentially shutting down crucial lines through rural communities.
By Bryce Covert on September 16, 2013
Risky bridges are one sign of America's crumbling infrastructure.
By Aviva Shen on September 5, 2013
The TIGER grant was meant to promote innovative, sustainable projects, but it's ended up plugging holes in the infrastructure crisis.