93.3 million Americans are expected to travel this holiday season. That’s near pre-recession levels.
Heavy ridership and hundreds of millions of dollars in yearly subsidies have failed to turn Amtrak profitable. What’s the future for the rail service?
Estimates are it will take $688 billion to fix America’s aging interstate highways. That’s more than 5 times their original cost.
Passenger fares covered less than one third of public transit costs in 2010. Taxpayers covered the rest.
Some 850 billion gallons of wastewater enters U.S. drinking water supplies every year. Inadequate infrastructure is to blame.
Light rail is the fastest growing form of public transit, with 16 of the country’s systems added since 2000.
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