Presidential Campaign

Andrea Bernstein traces how, in four short years, partisan politics have infected discussions about investment in infrastructure.
Sep 25, 2012   Transportation Nation
With due respect to Frederick Jackson Turner, the American frontier closes on Tuesday. Opinion
Nov 2, 2008   By Josh Stephens
Last week, transportation Secretary Mary E. Peters announced that the Highway Trust Fund will be empty by Oct. 1st. This editorial considers two possible options to fund transportation.
Sep 23, 2008   The Washington Post
Presidential candidate Barack Obama has announced a $5 billion plan to restore the Great Lakes, funded by reductions in tax cuts for oil companies.
Sep 22, 2008   The Detroit Free Press
<p>Urban issues and metropolitan policy are noticeably absent from the platforms of the three main presidential candidates.</p>
Apr 4, 2008   The Philadelphia Inquirer
It's often said that in America, urban development issues are decided at the local level. In general the rule of thumb is accurate, explaining a country home to cities as different in form as Houston, Texas and San Francisco, California. Opinion
Dec 9, 2007   By Robert Goodspeed
This week Salon.com published a remarkable interview with a contender for the White House. Opinion
Sep 6, 2007   By Josh Stephens