As states prepare for increased voter turnout in November, they are pursuing new partnerships and poll worker recruitment efforts to get ready.
The interstate highway system flattened homes and businesses in Black communities.
They say that the new rule will lessen states’ abilities to combat pollution.
Nineteen locations around the country in 2019 set or tied records on the number of flood days, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration found.
The high court is asking the Trump administration to offer its views on the New Jersey case, which involves a roughly $1 billion natural gas pipeline project.
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Democrats say the proposal would help create jobs necessary to help the economy recover after the coronavirus pandemic. While the Trump administration this week also floated more infrastructure spending, it would likely face stiff opposition in the Senate.
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House Democrats introduced their own $500 billion transportation bill this week. Republicans said it does not include their funding priorities.
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The national index ranks large city park systems on a number of metrics, including how many residents can walk to the nearest one.
Leaders are steadfast about clean energy goals amid the downturn.
A phased recovery plan for the Metro system in the Washington, D.C. area doesn't envision a quick return to normal levels of service. Across the country, transit agencies are figuring out how to balance safety and service.
More than a fifth of Americans in rural areas lack broadband.
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The pandemic has decimated agricultural markets.
Cities are struggling with concerns about safety and low ridership. In some places, officials are taking advantage of the situation to finish long awaited transportation projects.
A new report lays out some of the costs associated with actions states are taking to protect voters and poll workers from the spread of the virus.
Ninety percent of small intercity bus companies have closed.
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