Positive Train Control is coming to a railroad near you — but perhaps not as soon as the government wants.
And how the part-political, part-psychological problem can be avoided.
It may be time to revisit the Buy America provision in U.S. transportation funding.
Pittsburgh has Carnegie Mellon. In Cleveland, there's Case Western Reserve. What if there had been, say, a Henry Ford University in Detroit?
How Nashville's music industry really lives up to the hype.
A victory for the city's lawyers, a defeat for public-employee unions.
Big box stores are in desperate need of reinvention. But a handful of communities might have figured out the fix.
In October 1975, only the whims of a union leader separated the city from default.
Smallpox maliciously released in London would spread to several countries before governments could intervene, a new model predicts.
A vast new national study showing how income mobility dramatically varies by city.
The city's fiscal crisis is an opportunity to harness the region's economic promise.
Answers to the questions we're all asking today.
Detroit is activating a specific section of the U.S. bankruptcy code that applies to municipalities.
The city filed for Chapter 9 protection Thursday, the largest U.S. municipality ever to do so.
A more fine-grained look at the geographic centers of start-up investment.
A history of how we came to change our minds.
Italy’s ambitious organized crime syndicates are still killing people and trafficking drugs and weapons, but their latest bet is going green.
Single households tend to use more transit and live in multi-family homes.