Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa talks about being green in uneasy economic times, biking with his buddy Lance Armstrong, and asking China to help fund his city’s new transit system.
This summer, voters in metro Atlanta will decide whether to plow $8.5 billion into regional transportation infrastructure. The bigger question: Is a suburban nation willing to reinvest in its cities?
Author and man-about-the-planet David Rothkopf was once a champion of free trade and the magic of the free market. Now, he says we’ve gone too far.
A new report calls urban highways “a failed experiment,” and suggests that cities have much to gain from trading in blacktop for parks and new development.
Cities are always trying to shine up their images both within and without, yet these efforts seem destined for failure. We asked you to help us find the biggest branding bombs in the land, and man did you deliver.
The Senate on Thursday voted down a provision that would have rubber-stamped the Keystone oil pipeline. But this undead monster refuses to stay down.
With his $260 billion highway-building proposal sputtering, House Speaker John Boehner resorted to pleading and threats. In the end, the bill is headed for the junk heap.
With more climate-induced catastrophes on the way, FEMA chief Craig Fugate calls for “no regrets” building measures like super-insulated walls and reflective roofs. The alternative isn’t pretty.
Given the choice between a car and a smartphone, young people increasingly opt for the phone. Why? Owning a car is sooooo last century. Plus, a phone is increasingly the best way to get around.