Infrastructure & Environment

One City's Quest to Turn Trash Into Cash

Phoenix is building a research and technology campus in an effort to transform itself into a center for waste innovation.

States Take Larger Role in Passenger Rail

A federal law enacted in the late days of the Bush administration is starting to force states to take a closer look at local Amtrak routes that they subsidize.

To Meet Obama’s Carbon-Cutting Goals, States Work Together

Even states that sued Obama over the EPA's new rules to combat climate change are trying to figure out how to comply with them.

Philly Converts Empty Lots Into Affordable Housing for All

Unlike similar initiatives that only build housing for low-income people, Philadelphia's will also target people who make too much to qualify for public housing but too little to afford private housing.

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