January 18, 2010, 6am PST
Spain has rapidly developed high speed rail system, leaving many U.S. politicians -- including President Obama -- wondering how the U.S. can catch up. This article and video from <em>PBS</em> looks at the Spanish model.
December 7, 2009, 1pm PST
Bilbao is known for the Frank Gehry-designed Guggenheim Museum. But there's a living city behind that iconic architecture, and local officials are trying to prove it with a new public park.
November 9, 2009, 12pm PST
An ex-pat American returns home to Milwaukee, and is overwhelmed by the extensive auto-oriented infrastructure needed to support the U.S. lifestyle, very different from his life in Almeria, Spain.
September 3, 2009, 6am PDT
A new report from the International Olympic Committee has evaluated the four host candidates for the 2016 Summer Olympics and found many places for improvement ahead of its October 2 decision.
August 8, 2009, 11am PDT
Spaniards are quickly adapting to life with a high-speed rail network. Air travel between Barecelona and Madrid is down 46% because of it.
June 3, 2009, 5am PDT
Alex Marshall takes a look at Spain's recent record of proactive transportation planning, connecting cities to direct development rather than to connect already successful areas.
June 1, 2009, 7am PDT
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood is visiting Spain, hoping to glean some knowledge from the country's recent successes with high-speed rail.
The New York Time - Energy & Environment
May 1, 2009, 5am PDT
The Spanish government is moving forward with plans to build the largest casino and entertainment complex in Europe
April 21, 2009, 10am PDT
By the end of the year, Spain is on course to have a more extensive high-speed rail system than both Japan and France. The system is changing hearts and minds across this usually home-bound nation.
March 6, 2009, 6am PST
As air travel security tightens and high speed rail expands, getting in and around Spain is becoming easier on the rails than in the sky.
November 11, 2008, 2pm PST
Paris' bike sharing program is well-known, but not alone - these programs are flourishing throughout Europe. The key to their proliferation lies in the new technology they utilize. This article highlights the 'third-generation' Barcelona program.
November 6, 2008, 6am PST
The manufacturing town of Zaragoza, Spain is beginning to feel the crunch of the global economic slowdown, as a General Motors plant goes on a temporary hiatus.