Infrastructure

Reuters

Why Your Water Bill Must Go Up

America's water infrastructure crisis is going to get a lot worse—and a lot more expensive—before it gets better

Reuters

An Eye on Cyber­attacks on Critical Infrastructure

A recent hacking scare at an Illinois water district should have cities taking notice

Dupont Underground

A New Vision for D.C.'s Abandoned Streetcar Tunnels

Plans are once again underway to bring Dupont Circle's tunnels back to life—but will the neighborhood get behind it?

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Transforming Blight Into a Destination

'Landscape Infrastructure' offers multi-functional approaches to getting the most out of existing spaces

Mariana Bazo / Reuters

Urbanizing the Amazon

Though cities are springing up throughout the Brazilian rainforest, there are few jobs to be had

Kentucky Department of Highways

Free to Good Home: 456-Foot Steel Bridge

Kentucky tries to give away a historic bridge

Joshua Lott / Reuters

U.S. Cities Face a Looming Bridge Crisis

18,000 bridges in need of repair are located in large U.S. metropolitan areas

Carlos Barria / Reuters

14 U.S. Infrastructure Projects Get Federal Fast-Tracking

Permitting and environmental review will be expedited, pushing for final approval within 18 months

ERIC THAYER / Reuters

Entire Bridge Stolen for Scrap

Stealing and reselling copper wire from abandoned homes is so yesterday

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How Suburban Sprawl Works Like a Ponzi Scheme

Ending the economic crisis in cities means ensuring a higher rate of return on infrastructure investments