Oct 17, 2012 New construction on apartments and single family houses reached its highest point in September in more than four years. New mortgage applications for home purchases were also up last week.
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Oct 12, 2012 When you're poor, car trouble can spiral out of control -- but for those without access to public transportation, a car is essential.
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.
Aug 22, 2012 A private firm will offer service between Miami and Orlando, trying to prove that private rail service can compete with Amtrak.
Aug 22, 2012 Nationwide, home-building permits are at a four-year high. But coming off the Great Recession, is there a market for luxury homes?
Aug 10, 2012 Architect Jayna Cooper built her ideal home -- while sticking to a tight budget and using basic construction materials.
Jul 27, 2012 Four times a year, the U.S. Department of Commerce serves up the big number that tells us how much we are producing as a country. U.S. second quarter GDP grew more than economists had expected. That doesn't make it good.
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 10, 2012 Transit ridership across the U.S. has been steadily rising for more than a year. One of the biggest jumps came in Indianapolis.