Infrastructure & Environment

States May Downshift Regulations for Driverless Cars

The federal government told states to take a backseat. While some will likely listen, others may push their plans full speed ahead anyway.

Sick of Seeing Cigarette Butts on the Ground, Cities Get Creative

It’s the most littered item in the U.S. -- but it might not be if more places adopted this approach.

Will Scaling Back Solar Incentives Hurt Adoption?

Vermont, one of the nation’s most solar-friendly states, is about to find out.

In Cash-Strapped States, Voters Could Protect Transportation Funds

Chronic budget problems in Illinois and New Jersey prompted lawmakers to shortchange their transportation funds. But voters could make sure legislators in the future keep their hands off.

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