Infrastructure

  • May 25, 2017

    Proposal to expand passenger rail west of Harrisburg gains momentum

    State senate to consider a resolution that might jump-start the process.
  • May 19, 2017

    What do the Pittsburgh Penguins have to do with affordable housing?

    The NHL team’s development arm has exclusive rights to a major project, now the subject of a fair housing complaint.
  • May 16, 2017

    Infrastructure Week prompts calls for federally funded repairs

    This is Infrastructure Week, and an all-out effort is underway to find the funding to replace crumbling roads and bridges and other segments of Americ...
  • May 11, 2017

    Judge orders Philly prosecutors to charge Amtrak engineer in fatal crash

    A Philadelphia judge has ordered prosecutors to file charges against Brandon Bostian, the engineer who operated Amtrak 188 when the train derailed in ...
  • May 9, 2017

    No criminal charges for Amtrak engineer in deadly 2015 derailment

    The engineer in control of Amtrak 188 when it derailed at the Frankford curve in Philadelphia in 2015, killing eight people and injuring 200 others, w...
  • April 24, 2017

    Pittsburgh ramps up its infrastructure

    What’s under a historic bridge, in a floodplain, and surrounded by highways? A long-awaited ramp that will complete a regional trail skirting downtown...
  • April 19, 2017

    Housing market cooling off in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh

    Despite a drop in new units and prices, continued growth expected in the long run.
  • April 18, 2017

    Philadelphia making effort to recycle, reuse — and avoid landfill

    Philadelphia intends to become a "zero waste" city — even while hosting big events such as the NFL draft and the thousands of visitors it wi...
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