United States

The former locations of nuclear missile sites are more mundane than you probably realize. Geoff Manaugh explores satellite images of Los Angeles, and other cities, for examples.
10 hours ago   Travel + Leisure
<em>National Journal Magazine</em> has asked it's team of political insiders/bloggers to give their thoughts on how the next federal transportation bill should be written.
Dec 8, 2008   National Journal
The governors of the United States want transportation money, and they want it now. But the federal government should be careful about doling out billions in funding, according to Sam Staley and Adrian Moore.
Dec 8, 2008   Reason
Congress has approved a $4 billion federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program, but as the funding trickles down to cities, many find the money too tight to solve many of their problems.
Dec 7, 2008   The Wall Street Journal
A victim of soaring gas prices, a slumping economy and a changing public consciousness, the Hummer appears headed for extinction.
Dec 5, 2008   Salon.com
Presdient-elect Obama addressed the nation's governors at a meeting of the National Governors Association on Tuesday, building solidarity between officials at the state and federal levels for an infrastructure-based stimulus package.
Dec 5, 2008   The Christian Science Monitor
Around the country, cities have been forced to scrimp by cutting back on holiday-themed light displays.
Dec 4, 2008   USA Today
It is a confusing time for cities and the people who work for them. On the one hand, the recent election showed a groundswell of support for new investment in infrastructure. Exclusive
Dec 4, 2008  By Nate Berg
Between the invasive species, questions of drinking water safety, and dipping water levels, the Great Lakes have been taking a beating lately.
Dec 3, 2008   The Christian Science Monitor
The people of Salt Lake City have gotten behind the switch to mixed-use, and developers have been clearing away old sprawl. But the flailing economy has put projects on hold, leaving the city with a landscape full of holes.
Dec 3, 2008   Utah Stories
Of primary importance will be dealing with the National Highway Trust Fund, long the source of federal transportation funding, but not having seen an increase in the gas tax for 15 years, it is essentially broke - spending more than it brings in.
Dec 3, 2008   The Washington Post