Infrastructure & Environment

How Soon Before Trains Have the Technology That Would Have Prevented Philadelphia's Crash?

Cities are supposed to implement positive train control by the end of this year, but many are lagging. Los Angeles, however, got a head start years ago.

States, Not Just Feds, Struggle to Keep Gas Tax Revenue Flowing

According to a Governing analysis, two-thirds of states' fuel taxes have failed to keep up with inflation, forcing lawmakers to revisit the politically fraught issue of raising taxes.

How Much Did States Spend Battling This Winter?

A new survey tries to quantify for the first time how much it costs state transportation agencies to cope with snow and ice.

Looking to Rent Energy-Efficient Housing?

In an effort to make rentals more sustainable, 14 college towns banded together to create a website that shows people what they would pay in utilities.

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