After catastrophic storms in 2016 and 2018, the Maryland mill town has five flood control plans. But it faces hard choices on how to avoid future disasters.
COMMENTARY | This collective fundraising technique helps defuse anti-cyclist sentiment before it dooms protected bike lanes and other new infrastructure.
Eight years after banning cities and towns from building high-speed internet networks, state lawmakers unanimously reversed course. Will more red states follow?
The $20 billion proposed initiative would also set higher standards for internet speeds.
COMMENTARY | Despite a decline in traffic-related asthma cases between 2000 and 2010, there were still 141,900 childhood asthma cases due to traffic-related air pollution in the U.S. in 2010.
At a briefing with President Trump, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai also said the agency will move forward with a 5G wireless spectrum auction at the end of the year.
A Boston suburb now mandates the addition of protected bike lanes on all streets due for planned street upgrades.
Los Angeles topped the list of cities leading in solar power installation.
The president charges that there’s “state level abuse” with a certain Clean Water Act certification needed for natural gas pipelines and other energy projects.
Since 2009, the District of Columbia prioritizes and expedites pothole repairs for six weeks each year.
The issue is coming up as Congress begins to discuss renewing a key piece of transportation funding legislation.
Twenty-three percent of Rhode Island's bridges are structurally deficient, while Iowa has 4,675 bridges in the state that should be rehabilitated, according to a new report.
COMMENTARY | Rail advocates often make the case that trains are a cleaner mode of transportation, but why is that so? And what would it take to expand rail in the U.S.?
Trucking groups had challenged the diversion of toll dollars to transit projects.
Lawmakers could release infrastructure legislation in the next six to eight weeks, the group's president and CEO also says.
Residents of the Oregon city known for its resistance to the car are rallying against a proposal to widen the interstate. Instead, some say the solution should be tolls.
That's 3.2 trillion miles on the road, based on new U.S. DOT estimates.
The federal agency may want governments to repair and replace aging infrastructure before it fails, but making California eat some of the repair costs could lead to more deferred maintenance on other projects, the ratings company said.
COMMENTARY | "Any legislative or policymaking approach to climate that fails to see the connections between emissions, how and where we build, and our transportation infrastructure decisions, will be destined to fail."
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