Infrastructure & Environment

As Composting Gains Popularity, Cities Struggle to Meet Demand

Americans want to live more sustainable lives. Can governments keep up?

In Life After Coal, Appalachia Attempts to Reinvent Itself

The decline of the mining industry started long before the Obama administration and will likely continue even with Trump in the White House. That's why local leaders are starting to diversify their economies and prepare their people for an uncertain future.

Private Companies Face Big Fines for Commuter Rail Problems

As delays and safety issues continue on privatized transit systems, that arrangement is getting new scrutiny.

Cities Closely Watching Chicago’s Version of a Fitbit

The city is installing sensors that could reveal a lot about the best way for governments to use smart technology.

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