A new study finds that surface topography, not solely an area's underlying geology, contributes significantly to earthquake intensity. Researchers hope that the new information can be easily factored into local planning and design processes.
Nov 8, 2010 The New York Times
Eric Jaffe highlights projects across the country that could be impacted by today's gubernatorial contests.
Nov 2, 2010 The Infrastructurist
Cities around the world are eager to launch bike share programs, but many are deterred by high start-up costs. A new system may offer a cheaper alternative.
Oct 22, 2010 Next American City
A new report from TRIP, a transportation research group based in Washington D.C., cites San Jose, Los Angeles and San Francisco-Oakland as the urban regions where rough roads lead to higher vehicle operating costs.
Sep 23, 2010 tripnet.org
AltTransport takes a look at the biggest skirmishes in the world of transportation and sustainability that took place over the past calendar year.
Sep 15, 2010 AltTransport
The newest U.S. stimulus proposal is aimed at improving infrastructure but could go farther, says Jonna McKone from TheCityFix.com.
Sep 10, 2010 TheCityFix
Chikodi Chima looks at the innovative ideas coming out of China like the famous road-straddling bus announced earlier this month, and asks, has America lost it's edge?
Aug 23, 2010 AltTransport
The current norm of commuting, which happens all at once and too often by car, is placing too much stress on our infrastructure, our resources and even our emotional health. Melissa Lafsky reports how the structure of our workdays could be changed.
Aug 7, 2010 Infrastructurist
After three years of false starts, there is renewed interest in a congestion pricing plan for the Chicago area.
Jul 14, 2010 Chicago Tribune