Transportation

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
In an op-ed published Tuesday, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) pointed to Monday's Cincinnati bridge collapse, which killed one person, as further evidence that the U.S. desperately needs to upgrade its infrastructure—from bridges and roads to railways and levees. "Our infrastructure is collapsing, and the American people know it," wrote...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Despite plummeting gas prices, public transportation ridership in the U.S. hit...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
A series of fiery, and at times deadly , oil train derailments and explosions—...

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From Idaho-based start-up Solar Roadways , a brilliant idea that will provide clean energy, cut pollution, keep roads snow-free, revolutionize road safety, eliminate electrical and phone poles, create thousands of jobs, and oh yeah, save the planet. A couple more days to a crowdfunding campaign that has already raised way over their $1 million goal. Detractors raise objections - ie: a projected $56 trillion price tag - but dreams have to start someplace. Their video is almost as brilliant as...