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Transportation for America

States With The Most Dangerous Bridges

24/7 Wall St. | Samuel Weigley, Alexander E.M. Hess | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: From rural covered passes to modern engineering marvels, bridges overcome natural obstacles and expedite transportation. Yet many ...

Yikes! How Many D.C. Bridges Are Deficient?

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 06.20.2013 | DC

How many times have you driven over the Key Bridge into Georgetown or Northern Virginia? How about the Arlington Memorial Bridge? Or the Theodore R...

Matt Sledge

18,000 Busy Bridges Are Structurally Deficient, New Study Says | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

Bridges built during the post-World War II boom years are facing an increasingly urgent need for repair. Some 210 million trips are taken every day on...

TROUBLED WATER: Bay Area Bridges In Dangerously Bad Shape

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.20.2011 | San Francisco

According to a new report by a Washington-based advocacy group, many bridges around the San Francisco Bay Area are in woeful shape. Analyzing data...

The United States of Transit Cutbacks

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

One of the sad ironies of our time is that, as demand for public transportation is soaring to levels not seen in 50 years, the recession has dampened government support for transit.