Sep 17, 2012 The U.K.'s economy is expected to shrink this year. There are calls for the government to spend more money on infrastructure projects -- including adding another runway at London's Heathrow Airport.
Jul 23, 2012 In Beijing, six months-worth of rain fell over the weekend. The storm has reportedly killed 37 people; almost 60,000 are out of their homes. Anger is reportedly turning from Mother Nature to the government.
Jul 2, 2012 Author Andrew Blum takes a peek behind the screens and traces the "Tubes" that connect us to one another.
Jun 26, 2012 Lawmakers must fund new federal highway construction before the current legislation expires on Saturday. If they don't, local construction projects may suffer, and jobs could be lost.
Jun 4, 2012 The House and Senate are hashing out differences over a transportation spending bill. One of the sticking points is whether to penalize states that use public-private partnerships to run their roads.
Mar 28, 2012 The highway bill is in a standoff in the House, threatening highway projects if an agreement can't be reached by this weekend.
Mar 12, 2012 The Senate is likely to pass an extension of the federal transportation spending bill this week. But it will only fund highway and transit projects for two years. Most generally take five years.
Feb 13, 2012 President Obama's budget for next year includes hundreds of billions for new infrastructure projects and repairs to the nation's roads and bridges. But it could take years before any work actually begins.
Jan 27, 2012 If the United States wants to continue to be the major player in the global economy, it needs an efficient, robust aviation system.