Infrastructure

Released: Sunday, December 23, 2012

93.3 million Americans are expected to travel this holiday season. That’s near pre-recession levels.

Released: Sunday, December 2, 2012

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?

Released: Friday, November 23, 2012

Estimates are it will take $688 billion to fix America’s aging interstate highways. That’s more than 5 times their original cost.

Released: Saturday, September 29, 2012

Passenger fares covered less than one third of public transit costs in 2010. Taxpayers covered the rest.

Released: Thursday, September 13, 2012

Some 850 billion gallons of wastewater enters U.S. drinking water supplies every year. Inadequate infrastructure is to blame.

Released: Saturday, September 8, 2012

Light rail is the fastest growing form of public transit, with 16 of the country’s systems added since 2000.

Released: Saturday, August 18, 2012

Power outages are way up, in large part the result of an aging power grid. Price tag to fix? $1.5 trillion.