Many of you have asked how the relaunched PBS NewsHour is doing now that we've celebrated our first birthday. The short answer is: very well. Simon Marks, president of MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, recently recapped the past year of our evolution for…
An 18-minute diversion of Internet traffic through China has raised security concerns around the world -- especially for governments and people in critical infrastructure -- and raises new concerns for online shoppers just ahead of Cyber Monday.
In the Midwest, Chicago has been a freight rail hub for 150 years. But now, traffic on Chicago's rails is even slower than traffic on its roads. As part of the Blueprint America series of reports on infrastructure, Rick Karr…
The success of Boston's Big Dig infrastructure program raises the prospect of future large state expenditures on similar programs. A fiscal policy analyst and urban planner lay out their respective positions on the benefit of such an investment.
In the final segment of a series investigating the health of the nation's infrastructure, Ray Suarez reports on Boston's Big Dig -- the most expensive single highway project in the U.S. that eventually cost more than $14.6 billion.
Amid explosive population growth, Arizona tackles the traditional problems of urban sprawl as it tries to create a new model for livable communities. Ray Suarez reports on the Valley of the Sun's transition in the face of growing infrastructure demands.
By PBS NewsHour
From July 20 to Sept. 20, Beijing will alternate the days that vehicles with even and odd registration numbers will be allowed on the road in order to reduce traffic and air pollution during the Olympic Games.
By PBS NewsHour
European style bike-sharing programs are soon coming to U.S. cities.
As Margaret Warner and producer Simon Marks sat in a traffic jam on their way from Lahore to Islamabad, they discuss the challenges rural Pakistanis face, from unreliable roadways to "ghost teachers."…
The U.S. Supreme Court heard its first case on global warming Wednesday, with 12 states asking the court to mandate limits on greenhouse emissions from new cars and trucks. Experts discuss the case and analyze its significance.
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