During Hurricanes, Solar Proves to Be Resilient

During Hurricane Florence, as in past storms, solar-power installations fared well.

Homeland Security Invests $11.6 Million in Countering Large-Scale Internet Outages

The grants are focused on the effect outages could have on critical infrastructure.

A 'Difficult and Grueling Weekend' Following Mass. Gas Explosions

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Cryptocurrency mining policy in Missoula … ongoing health worries in Minneapolis homeless camp … and too-tall trucks vs. Michigan’s low-clearance bridges.

Despite Warnings, States in Florence’s Path Continued Coastal Development

Despite their vulnerability to both climate change and hurricanes, North and South Carolina have put in place a series of policies and laws that favor coastal developers and property owners.

Who Will Regulate Hyperloop?

Virgin Hyperloop One fancies itself a railroad, but the question is far from decided as the company nears the end of feasibility studies in several cities and states.

This City Actually Requires Scooters to Ride on the Sidewalk

“Please yield to pedestrians when riding on sidewalks," Lyft instructs Denver scooter users.

On the Front Lines of Wildfires, Counties Fear Waning Funding

COMMENTARY | County officials say that "payments in lieu of taxes" are necessary for providing key services, including fighting wildfires.

The East Coast Cities Most Vulnerable to Hurricanes

A Weather Channel analysis examined the strength of cities' coastal infrastructure and their susceptibility to storm surge.

Rural Water Group Keeps Up Push for Changes to Lending Programs

The utility group wants the changes included in a final version of water infrastructure legislation taking shape in Congress.

How to Make Scooters in Cities Safer

COMMENTARY | Cities should implement sensible regulations and rethink road designs to make scooters a safer transportation option.

A New Accelerator for Community-Owned Broadband Networks

Some of the communities selected will be able to begin building within a matter of months.

Another Example of a Simple Idea That’s Spread From One City to Another

In Boise, traffic box art has become an important visual element of the downtown streetscape.

Maps Provide Snapshot of Hottest Parts of Major U.S. Cities

A tech company produced the temperature maps using vehicle sensor data.

Public Health vs. Private Property in War on Lead

After changes to state law, Pittsburgh is now spending $44 million to replace both sides—private and public—of the remaining 12,000 or so lead service lines in the city.

Looking for ‘Win-Win’ Approaches to the Amazon HQ2 Deal

Economic experts on Tuesday discussed some considerations that surround the pending project.

More Bridges Will Collapse

Two disasters in Europe are the latest examples of the decline of infrastructure—as an idea as much as a physical thing.

Transit Advocates Question If Trump Administration Withholding $1.4B in Local Grants

The Federal Transit Administration said most projects haven’t met the grant requirements for consideration yet.