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.
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.
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.
Scooters Reveal Urban America's Transportation Crisis
Electric scooters are fun, but nobody knows what to do with them yet.
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Pipe-Crawling Drones Are Going Where No Human Can or Wants to
How a Canadian company is helping to protect cities' underground arteries.
I Spoke to Akon About His New Cryptocurrency, Akoin
The musician hopes to establish a city in Senegal that would run entirely on Akoin.
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.
Why Bury Broadband Fiber When You Can Just Glue It to the Road?
TRAXyL, a DC-based startup, hopes their patented resin will provide more options for building affordable internet infrastructure.
The Next Flint Water Nightmare Could Be Closer Than You Think
"Flint should be a wake-up call for folks to take a hard look at their drinking systems," says a journalist who wrote a new book on the crisis.
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The Next Frontier to Be Mapped Lies Underground
What 3D mapping teaches us about what’s underneath our cities—and how we might better plan our morning commutes.
Domino's Pizza Is Now Paving Potholes to Reduce Pizza Jostling
This Is How the Internet Crosses the Ocean
Many people overlook the fact that the internet relies on vast networks of cables connecting continents under the sea.