It takes a long time to get big infrastructure investments through the process, but it doesn't have to.
They're an increasingly important part of our lives, but we've shunned them into hiding on rooftops and in fake trees.
The balconies in the apartment have planters, built-in benches, and even fountains.
A vacant Michigan strip mall becomes a symbol in a Congressional primary race, but it's really part of a much broader problem.
The Urban Land Institute takes stock of what cities are doing to rebuild.
Lately, America's leaders have talked a lot about the need to rebuild. Has it begun?
An ancient Roman landfill offers ideas about how our old dumps could be more useful than we realize.
The first-of-its-kind measure will allow the city to accept billions in private financing for infrastructure projects.
Software entrepreneur Patrick Kennedy is bringing faster internet to San Leandro, thanks to infrastructure put in place by BART and city officials.
The president hopes to build transportation capacity to aid the crucial mining sector.
As India urbanizes, more homes will be needed to accommodate the population boom.
They save lots of money - and that's just their most obvious benefit.
The issues facing the nation's cities were largely ignored in the president’s speech
A round-up of the best ideas from this week's The Big Fix
A Freakonomics panel looks at if, how, and whether Amtrak can find its way to profitability
One crumbling structure becomes a lesson in urban design for students
Should infrastructure banks replace our current system of funding roads and transit through grants?
Toronto's planned Crosstown light rail project looks to mitigate colossal budget overruns
The best responses to this week's The Big Fix