The United States has invested big time in roads, but not rails.
A harrowing road trip on the first day of my summer internship helped me get the point of my work on the Genuine Progress Indicator.
We can thank inequality for America's inadequate -- and increasingly unsafe -- basic infrastructure.
Last week, in a New York courtroom, memories of a forgotten tragedy edged back onto the public stage.
Just 1.5 percent of federal transportation funds support bicycling and walking projects.
When taxes were higher, this nation built a vibrant middle-class life for millions.
Our highways and bridges are decaying.
The $7-billion reconstruction of the Bay Bridge between San Francisco and Oakland is in the hands of a state-subsidized Chinese company.
To pay for a jobs program to save our economy, millionaires and billionaires should start paying their fair share of taxes.
It's too late to move energy over into the public sector, but we can do a whole lot better on subsidies, permits, and regulations