National Journal

A study released in 2013 ranked Sat Lake City fifth in upward mobility, but critics say that the study reflected an earlier era. Now with changing demographics, the Salt Lake is redoubling efforts to maintain opportunities for all of its citizens.
Apr 30, 2014   National Journal
The National Journal has created a large, zoomable map of the world showing the footprint of humanity on the Earth.
Apr 18, 2011   National Journal
Officials in Washington tend to agree that infrastructure problems are in dire need of attention. But amid turbulent economic times, will those problems get that attention?
Apr 9, 2011   National Journal
A Senator from Oregon wants to revive the expired "Build America Bonds," but limit their use to investments in transportation.
Mar 8, 2011   National Journal
The idea of a federal infrastructure bank has been floating around Washington for years, and has recently gathered significant support. But with debates underway about the federal budget, some wonder whether the idea stands a chance.
Feb 18, 2011   National Journal
The Obama administration has expressed interest in playing a bigger role in transportation and infrastructure policy in the U.S. <em>National Journal</em> asks its panel of experts if it's the right time for the White House to be more involved.
Oct 27, 2010   National Journal
<em>National Journal</em> asks its panel of transportation experts to weigh in on the $50 billion infrastructure bank plan recently announced by President Barack Obama.
Sep 14, 2010   National Journal
<em>National Journal</em> asks its panel of transportation experts whether the car is really threatened by the rise in policy focus on pedestrians and cyclists.
Aug 4, 2010   National Journal
Two age groups are rapidly growing in the U.S.: baby boomers and minors under 18. The difference is that one group is primarily white, while the other is overwhelmingly not.
Jul 26, 2010   National Journal
A recent report from the U.S. Conference of Mayors shows that high speed rail can be a driver of business opportunities. <em>National Journal</em> asks its panel of transportation experts if they think those findings are correct.
Jul 13, 2010   National Journal
<em>National Journal</em> asks its panel of transportation experts whether mass transit agencies really deserve $2 billion in emergency operating aid.
Jun 3, 2010   National Journal