Mar 22, 2012 Connecticut contractor Peter Schneider is surviving the recession thanks to his hard-won skills, hard-working attitude, and a little bit of luck.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 20, 2012 The number of new homes starts last month fell, but a rise in future home-construction plans gave economists hope that the housing market has stabilized
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.
Mar 12, 2012 The American Public Transportation Association says transit ridership around the country is at its second highest level since the 1950s. Ridership jumped 2.3 percent last year.
Feb 27, 2012 Home sales jumped 8% last month. Those numbers and better than expected quarterly sales in home improvement supplies could mean some long-awaited relief for the housing market.
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.
Feb 3, 2012 The Latino population in Las Vegas has increased dramatically over the last two decades. But Latino business ownership hasn't kept pace.
Jan 27, 2012 Journalist Patrick Symmes had a bicycle. Then it got stolen. So he got another bike, and that got stolen, too. He discusses his journey delving into the underground economy of stolen bikes.
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.
Jan 24, 2012 A new study shows that re-using an old building almost always saves more energy than framing up a new one.