Jul 2, 2012 Author Andrew Blum takes a peek behind the screens and traces the "Tubes" that connect us to one another.
Jun 29, 2012 Lawmakers in Washington are poised today to approve a bill that provides billions for transportation projects and lowers student loan interest rates.
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 25, 2012 House lawmakers have until the end of the week to deal with two big economic issues. One is a two year transportation funding bill that puts about three million jobs at stake. The other is how to keep student loan interest rates from doubling for millions of new borrowers.
Jun 19, 2012 The latest news in the housing market: New home construction fell last month, but building permits were up to their highest level since 2008.
Jun 14, 2012 Boston has a new app that lets drivers locate bad bumps, and sends pothole fix-it lists to city workers.
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.
May 16, 2012 Housing starts, as they're called, were up 2.6 percent last month, and compared with last April, home construction was up almost 30 percent.
May 10, 2012 Lawmakers in Illinois are poised to take up a bill to hasten construction on a new expressway. But to get the land for the highway, lawmakers may use a controversial method known as quick-take power.