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Highway spending slowed by gridlock in Congress

Jul 15, 2014
Some states are already moving forward with their own infrastructure funding.
Posted In: highway trust fund, infrastructure
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Why 'infrastructure' may be the new political buzzword

May 14, 2014
There's enough to make you wonder if it's the new "addicted to foreign oil".
Posted In: President Obama, infrastructure

PODCAST: Fixing infrastructure and American jobs

May 14, 2014
Cisco makes a move into the "Internet of Things." And, Fannie and Freddie start paying back the American taxpayer.
Posted In: infrastructure, internet of things, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

How the White House calculates infrastructure jobs

May 14, 2014
White House warns 700,000 infrastructure jobs could be lost. What's that include?
Posted In: infrastructure, Traffic, Transportation, urban planning

In the U.S., a water main breaks every two minutes

May 12, 2014
Last year, the country’s infrastructure got a grade of D+.
Posted In: infrastructure, water

PODCAST: Net Neutrality

May 12, 2014
It's national infrastructure week. And, looking at housing inequality in Brazil.
Posted In: net neutrality, World Cup, infrastructure

Nation's electricity grid gets a test

Nov 12, 2013
The aging grid's main protection against attack is that it's too sprawling and complicated to all go down at once.
Posted In: power, electricity, infrastructure

Detroit: A city built for 2 million, with 700,000 left

Nov 4, 2013
Detroit's infrastructure problems grind on, despite bankruptcy.
Posted In: Detroit, bankruptcy, Motor City, infrastructure

Obama's new labor secretary wants to work with colleges

Aug 30, 2013
Labor Secretary Tom Perez explains how he hopes to push unemployment down and economic growth up.
Posted In: skills gap, infrastructure, Labor Department

Meet Big Bertha, Seattle's ginormous tunnel boring machine

Jul 19, 2013
Big Bertha, named for former city mayor Bertha Knight Landes, will dig up to 100 feet a day and build a massive tunnel under the city for a new freeway.
Posted In: Seattle, infrastructure, construction

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