Strengthening the country’s highways, bridges and broadband networks has broad popular support, but Washington remains bitterly divided on the details.
The wreckage left in New Zealand’s second-largest city was razed. Now, a swath nearly twice the size of Central Park is being reclaimed by nature.
After showing political clout in the 2020 election, tribal communities are hoping for more attention and money to address their long-running problems with poverty, health care and other issues.
They’re still cars. Technology can’t cure America of its addiction to the automobile.
One of the worst winter storms in years has plunged large parts of the United States into a deadly energy crisis. It may be a glimpse of America’s future.
Transit agencies pummeled by the pandemic are pushing the new administration to fund projects stalled in the Trump years.
With the right federal response, it could become a model of renewal for other places around the country that prosperity has left behind.
The new secretary has stirred excitement among transportation experts, but they warn that deep institutional change is likely to remain difficult.
What my time working on a North Dakota oil patch taught me about America’s fossil fuel addiction — and how to curb it.
If you want to know what worries conservatives, look at California.
GM’s decision this week to phase out gasoline vehicles is the latest in a major shift that will mean drastic new demands on electric utilities. Here are four things that will need to happen.
The North Coast Hiawatha hasn’t run through Montana since 1979. Now cities like Billings, Bozeman, Helena and Missoula are hoping that “Amtrak Joe” will help fund new rail service.
The proposed changes could take a decade, but officials hope to transform the loathed building into a 21st-century transit hub.
While Democrats have vowed to repeal the former president’s signature 2017 law, his successor is more likely to tinker with it, given constraints.
Big business broke with Republicans in the final days of the Trump administration. That doesn’t mean executives are fully ready to embrace President Biden.
The Transportation Department, which holds sway over planes, trains and automobiles, faces limits on how it spends money. Still, here are five possible steps.
His confirmation as transportation secretary would cap a rise from mayor of South Bend, Ind., to the first openly gay cabinet secretary to be approved by the Senate.
After years of study and debate, there is finally a proposal to rebuild the Midtown Manhattan eyesore from the ground up.
As their fiscal woes become worse, some government officials are looking more closely at public-private partnerships as a way to jump-start their economies.
A $1.6 billion transformation of a post office has gifted the city with a lofty, light-filled steel, glass and marble cathedral, our critic writes.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will propose a 1,200-foot elevated pathway that will lead to the new Penn Station development, to be financed by public and private funds.
Senator Chuck Schumer is poised to become the state’s first Senate majority leader, putting New York in position to reap the benefits.
The rupture highlighted the frail state of the city’s aging infrastructure.
A report identified corroded cables as being to blame in the tragedy that took 43 lives in the northwestern city of Genoa in 2018.
They can come back from Covid-19. But first, we have to care enough to save them.
The chairman of Ford Motor and the great-grandson of Henry Ford is an elder statesman in an industry where C.E.O.s come and go.
Smaller companies that are key to the cold storage and distribution of Covid-19 vaccines are seeing a flurry of new investments.
There is progress to be made on policies most Americans support.
Permanent outdoor dining is a no-brainer, but the city could do so much more.
What’s bad for America would be bad for corporations, too.
The 100-year-old tree, slated for removal to make room for a new expressway, will be preserved following a backlash from environmentalists concerned about shrinking green spaces in Nairobi.
A Biden presidency could bring more recovery funds to the city and boost plans to build a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River.
The region has strategic importance as a hub for logistics, banking and commerce. It is also very close to the United States.
If elected, Joe Biden and his allies are preparing to pass climate change legislation, piece by piece — knowing full well that the candidate’s $2 trillion plan would be a tough sell.
There is heartbreak almost everywhere you look, our columnist says, but the stock market usually rises anyway.
Why Senate Republicans won’t help Americans in need.
Two new towers rising on industrial land in Queens will be filled predominantly with affordable housing.
Taxes on gasoline and diesel increased by 9.3 cents a gallon on Thursday in a state once known for bargain fuel. The increase came a month after tolls on major roadways also went up.
Have any president and his hometown ever had such mutual animosity?
Built in less than two years to replace the collapsed Morandi bridge, the new span is already a point of pride for Italy. But residents fear it will not be enough to revive their aging port city.
The government has leveraged anger over the collapse of Genoa’s Morandi Bridge to take back control of the nation’s highways. But critics say the deal sends a troubling message to investors.
Strong sales at China’s biggest construction equipment maker show Beijing’s strategy for recovery after the virus. But while the company, XCMG, is prospering, the rest of the economy is struggling.
Over two days, President Trump and Joseph R. Biden Jr. laid out wildly divergent views on environmental regulations and climate change, helping to define the stakes of the presidential race.
President Trump has used a regulatory reinterpretation to limit one of the country’s bedrock environmental laws and speed permitting of infrastructure projects.
Mr. Biden’s plan links tackling climate change with economic recovery from the coronavirus and addressing racism, drawing praise from onetime critics.
A new report proposes 425 miles of interconnected bike lanes across the five boroughs. Another sees new car-free bridges into Manhattan from Queens, Brooklyn and New Jersey.
There’s a right way to do infrastructure. Why does America get it wrong?
Defeats at three projects reflect increasingly sophisticated legal challenges, shifting economics and growing demands by states to fight climate change.
Improvement of roads and rails has accelerated, but the crisis has strained budgets, muddling prospects for the projects and the real estate developments that count on them.
A 102-year-old bicycle shop in Queens did big business during the Spanish flu, the Depression and the oil crisis of the 1970s. But the pandemic poses a new challenge for a new age.