Aging Infrastructure

San Diego quest to find solutions to repairing damaged city sidewalks continues, with home and business owners potentially facing liability for trip-and-fall accidents
4 days ago   Voice of San Diego
The Los Angeles Times offers a broadly ranging, interactive feature on the decrepit state of Los Angeles' water infrastructure.
Feb 19, 2015   Los Angeles Times
Bloomberg Businessweek examines the failed Columbia River Crossing project as a poster child for how political dysfunction is derailing critically needed infrastructure.
Jan 12, 2015   Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Across the US, cities increasingly view waterfronts as opportunities for green space. Once tied to industrial uses, river fronts now offer a chance to repurpose existing infrastructure for public use.
Oct 17, 2014   The Planning Report
"The St. Louis region doesn’t face the prospect, as Western states do, of running out of water," according to Jacob Barker. But the region is facing a water problem: "aging infrastructure and capital spending that isn’t keeping up."
Aug 27, 2014   St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Cities and suburbs face billions of dollars in investments and repairs to comply with Clean Water Act standards. The NRDC outlines some of the urban water conservation methods municipalities can take to reduce stress on these infrastructure systems.
Aug 13, 2014   The Natural Resources Defense Council
A report from the Long Island Index explores the economic impact of a new Third Track on the Long Island Rail Road.
May 13, 2014   Long Island Press
A repair crew was en route to investigate a complaint of gas odor when the two five-story, one-hundred-year-old buildings in East Harlem exploded, killing seven with eight still missing as of press time. Leaking cast iron pipelines may be to blame.
Mar 14, 2014   WNYC
Updating the U.S.'s aging infrastructure requires legislative common sense, says Rep. Bill Shuster.
Feb 15, 2013   The Washington Post
Andrew C. Revkin follows researchers in Boston on the hunt to map and measure leaky pipes hemorrhaging natural gas out onto the street.
Nov 26, 2012   NY Times: Dot Earth
The city’s MillionTrees program fights asthma and global warming. But tightening maintenance budgets, increasingly severe weather and decades-old planting decisions complicate trees’ contribution.
Feb 1, 2012   City Limits