Infrastructure & Environment

How the Most At-Risk Cities Are Preparing for More Power Outages

East Coast cities are expected to experience more hurricanes and more blackouts in the coming years.

Alabama Suffers Setback in Railroad Tax Case

The U.S. Supreme Court sided with a freight railroad in its efforts to avoid paying sales tax on diesel fuel, but the legal challenge isn't over yet.

Some Cities May Soon Make Contractors Hire Local

Mayors say the U.S. Department of Transportation pilot program would help boost their local economies.

Why Transportation Agencies Need More Women Engineers

North Carolina is trying to recruit girls for careers in engineering not only to fill anticipated vacancies but also because hiring more women could make the roads safer.

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