When Elon Musk Tunnels Under Your Home

The billionaire is drilling for futuristic transit under Los Angeles. He didn’t have to ask the neighbors first.

California Utilities Feel Heat as State Burns

Fire investigators continue to look at the possible role power equipment may have played in starting the state’s deadliest wildfire on record.

Our National Infrastructure Problem Is Also a Mindset Problem

COMMENTARY | Pressing infrastructure concerns require a mental shift — a return to nature.

Effort to Kneecap Gas Tax Revenue Fails in California

A source of transportation funding in the state has been preserved.

A Smart City Is an Accessible City

A new breed of accessibility apps can make life easier for people with disabilities. They can also make it harder.

Flying at Peak Thanksgiving Travel Times Through These 10 Airports? Good Luck.

Looking at scheduled departures, here’s when airport authorities, airlines, baggage handlers and security screeners will be especially busy.

Cyber ‘Intrusion Campaigns’ Increasingly Target Utilities

Here are malicious behaviors CIOs can look to help prevent a disruption.

California Will Allow One Company to Ditch Humans for Self-Driving Cars

Waymo calls the move a milestone for the company's self-driving fleet.

More Evidence Pre-Disaster Hazard Mitigation Investments Can Pay Off

The National Institute of Building Sciences expands on work showing the benefits of mitigation spending far outweigh the costs.

Can ‘Mad Libs’ Save Our Failing Infrastructure?

A resiliency team takes an out-of-the-box approach to America’s least sexy problem.

The Geography of Street Resurfacing in Chicago

As Rahm Emanuel prepares to leave City Hall next year, this map helps cement his transportation legacy in the nation’s third-largest city.

A World-Class Airport for the End of the World

New Orleans is building a state-of-the-art, billion-dollar terminal. But is it planning for a future doomed by climate change?

Outside Utility Crews Ready to Help Restore Water Service in Florida, Georgia

After storms, rural water workers from other states help restore service. Following Hurricane Michael, many were awaiting word that they could access damaged areas.

Program Pairing Governments and Startups Launches Latest Round

Participants in the Startup in Residence program are seeking solutions for about 80 “civic challenges.”

Inspect a Drainage Ditch? There’s an App for That

Apps are helping state employees do their jobs, cutting down on the old "paperwork nightmare."

When Nuisance Flooding Becomes More of a Nuisance

Observations of a climate change tourist along Baltimore’s low-lying waterfront.

New York Corrects Decades-Old Misspelling

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Md. county will pay to remove 19 flood-vulnerable homes … Boston is ready for winter … small S.D. towns struggle to pay for road repairs.

Seattle Prepares to Challenge FCC Over ‘Misguided’ 5G Order

More cities are expected to jump on the effort to overturn the ruling.