infrastructure

politics

Inside the Democrats' secret plan to make the $2 trillion infrastructure bill green

First step: Don't call it “green” or say “climate change” in front of the president.
Matt Laslo
5.1.19
rideshare

Lyft and Uber Want to Fund Better Roads...for Lyft and Uber

Rideshare companies are investing in public infrastructure, but only when it helps their bottom line.
Ankita Rao
4.25.19
transportation

Repairing All the ‘Structurally Deficient’ Bridges in the US Would Take More Than 80 Years

Every day roughly 178 million people in the US travel over bridges in need of “urgent” repair.
Rob Dozier
4.3.19
Health

How Newark got lead in its water, and what it means for the rest of America

Close to half of Newark homes tested have lead in their water. Residents are outraged.
Sarah Sax
12.18.18
permafrost

Arctic Towns, Railways, and Pipelines At Risk of Permafrost Thaw Damage

About 45 percent of globally important oil and gas fields in the Russian Arctic are located in zones made hazardous by permafrost melt, scientists said.
Becky Ferreira
12.11.18
scootergeddon

Scooters Reveal Urban America's Transportation Crisis

Electric scooters are fun, but nobody knows what to do with them yet.
Ankita Rao
10.18.18
Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria forced these young Puerto Ricans to leave home: "It does get lonely"

Puerto Ricans living on the mainland share their stories of displacement.
Milena Mikael-Debass
9.20.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Iraq's water protests have left at least 13 people dead

We met one Iraqi protestor who’s taken to the streets in frustration at the lack of basic services in the oil-rich province of Basra.
Sean Stephens
Hind Hassan
9.13.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Louisiana can't fix the pitch-black sludge coming from this town's faucets

Louisiana’s water system has consistently ranked amongst the worst in the country. And the road to clean water does not look promising.
Nigel Duara
8.29.18
presented by toyota

Pipe-Crawling Drones Are Going Where No Human Can or Wants to

How a Canadian company is helping to protect cities' underground arteries.
Jay Fleming
8.28.18
cryptocurrency

I Spoke to Akon About His New Cryptocurrency, Akoin

The musician hopes to establish a city in Senegal that would run entirely on Akoin.
Justin Caffier
8.17.18
Motherboard

Cryptocurrency Miners Are Building Their Own Electricity Infrastructure

Canadian company DMG Blockchain is expanding its mining operation in British Columbia with its own electrical substation.
Jordan Pearson
8.2.18
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