Infrastructure & Environment

Water Utilities Target Private, Leaky Pipes

Hoping to keep pollution out of the water, agencies are looking for ways to convince -- sometimes compel -- property owners to inspect and repair them.

The Best Way to Prevent Drunk Driving? That's Debatable.

Advocates and states disagree over the effectiveness of ignition interlocks, which are basically car breathalyzers, versus 24/7 sobriety. Congress, though, will soon weigh in.

States Are Putting the Brakes on Driver’s Ed

Over the last decade, many have stopped funding it. Are the roads more dangerous?

Congress Acts to Avoid Commuter Rail Shutdown

To avoid a traffic nightmare for millions of Americans, Congress is giving railroads more time to install a safety system to prevent deadly crashes.

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