Dec 5, 2012 In any mining boom, some people are there to work in it, others are there to supply them. Need a knife in Williston, N.D.? Talk to Bobcat John.
Dec 5, 2012 North Dakota's oil boom has drawn thousands of workers to the state, overwhelming small towns. Rents are sky high. Workers live in barracks called mancamps. And there's not much to do besides work. One promoter brought martial arts fighting to town -- the Williston Basin Blowout.
Nov 19, 2012 The company has started buying its stock to boost its share price and rumors are buzzing the stock purchase is a defensive move to stave off a buyout from a competing firm.
Nov 15, 2012 Adding lots of train and bus lines to car-congested roads would seem to be an environmental slam dunk. If only the math would cooperate.
Nov 16, 2012 Kansas City, Mo., couldn't get government money for a new streetcar system. So, they asked residents and businesses to chip in for donations -- in addition to possible a tax hike.
Dec 10, 2012 A boom fueled by hydraulic fracturing of shale should add millions of jobs in the U.S. The question: How long will it last?
Nov 12, 2012 The International Energy Agency is forecasting that the U.S. will become the biggest oil producer in the world within the next decade.
Oct 31, 2012 With New York City's Mayor Bloomberg warning it could be the days before subway trains are restored, what are the other options for the millions of people that use the transit system on a typical day?
Oct 31, 2012 Transit authorities say Sandy has caused the worst crisis for the New York Subway system in its 108 year existence. Two days after the storm, the transit system is still at a halt.
Oct 31, 2012 The city of Philadelphia is getting back to business this morning. Schools and city government are up and running, as are trains and buses. What are the costs of getting the city up and running again after Sandy?