Cities & Transportation
If we ban plastic bags, some dog owners ask, how will we scoop up after Fido? So let's give them better options.
Local communities tend to get rattled when big energy shows up in small places—especially when the places are as beautiful as Montana's Rocky Mountain Front.
Despite numerous ties between the agency’s consultants and TransCanada, an Inspector General’s report finds no problem with the Keystone XL environmental review process.
As oil trains derail across the United States, a windswept—and vulnerable—stretch of Montana’s Glacier National Park underscores the folly of transporting crude by rail.
A judge's ruling puts another obstacle in the way of TransCanada's controversial project to transport tar sands oil across the American heartland.
As high-speed rail stalls in California, could the Lone Star State be poised to put the country’s first bullet train on track?
Listen up, bike commuters. It’s time to get over your fear of the cold and snow.
North Carolina's coal ash spill shows what lax regulation by 'business-friendly' state agencies really looks like.
The worst thing about Sunday’s huge #NJTransitFAIL after the Super Bowl? It erodes confidence in public transit to get the job done.
Fifty years ago this week, the Beatles landed at JFK and toured the East Coast, sending Americans into a frenzy. Now another photogenic group—with its own fan club—has arrived.
In the wake of West Virginia's chemical spill, residents turned to bottled water. But that's even less regulated than what comes out of our tap. The real solution: let information flow.
The folk singer showed us what can be accomplished with a boat, a banjo, and some backbone.
In Atlanta and elsewhere across Dixie this week, the answer was: no. And that highlights how unprepared our cities are for the extreme weather we can expect from climate change.
What our liking and clicking habits tell us about how we see the world.
When a pipeline company fought to bring tar sands oil into scenic South Portland, Maine, city hall fought back.