Will the FCC’s Small Cell Order Hinder 5G Deployment?

If cities are to be 5G hubs and close their digital divides, they should be freed up to build out networks, policy experts argued Tuesday.

Measuring Bike and Pedestrian Traffic to Make Better Roads

Once collected, this data could end up capturing patterns that planners hadn’t anticipate.

State Laws Slow Down High-Speed Internet for Rural America

Several states inhibit the ability of electric cooperatives to roll out broadband service.

County Leader Seeks to Stop Sewage Spills Along Border Amid Shutdown Fight

With tensions high over a wall, a San Diego County supervisor is focused on funding for waterworks.

In States Embracing More Toll Roads, Freeways May No Longer Be Free

Some transportation officials are considering road-funding plans that were once unthinkable.

High-Tech Band-Aids for New York’s Deteriorating Subway

“Necessity is the mother of invention,” says Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who plans to “break the box” on a long-planned tunnel rehabilitation project three months before its scheduled start.

Shutdown Struggles Loom for Localities in Need of Infrastructure, Affordable Housing Funding

What’s currently a distraction for governments could soon turn into a more serious situation.

Plan to Dumb-Down the Power Grid In Name of Cybersecurity Passes Senate

The bill would establish and fund a public-private partnership to look at retro, analog options for securing the nation’s electric grid from digital threats.

Tampa’s Path to Smart City Status

The city’s downtown will be ready for connected vehicles by 2020, and an advanced traffic management system will cover the entire city by 2023.

Governor-Elect’s Advisory Board Endorses More Expansive Tolling Plan

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Texas driver’s license problems … unused computer equipment in Kansas … and Los Angeles teachers are set to strike in January.

How Artists Can Help Solve Transportation Problems

A growing number of cities are hiring visual artists, musicians and performers to work on small- and large-scale projects that deal with transportation.

Watch This State Office Building Twist and Sway

For the past 15 years, the Atwood Building in downtown Anchorage has been outfitted with instruments to measure how it performs during big earthquakes.

Farm Bill Expands Rural Broadband Funding

But some remain concerned that the money will not get to many places that need it to expand access.

Checking Out a New Train Station That Would Make Many Cities Drool

Next up is Raleigh Union Station’s second phase, which just secured $20 million in new funding from the Trump administration.

Copper Thieves Strike America's Roadways

In just one example, Washington state has spent nearly $250,000 in repair and replacement costs since July 2017.

L.A.'s Future May Involve More Congestion Pricing and Free Transit Service

There are “three conceivable ways” expanded tolling could work in Los Angeles, according to Metro.

Scientists Are Still Debating Whether Drivers Pass Helmeted Cyclists More Dangerously

A new look at the much-debated question of whether drivers behave more recklessly around cyclists wearing helmets.

The Need to Accommodate More Floodwaters Near Sacramento

A tour of some of the levee infrastructure that protects California’s capital city.

After Complaints About Delays, Federal Transit Administration Announces Grant Awards

The next step is executing funding agreements allowing public transit project sponsors to actually spend the money.