Democrats may bypass the GOP to enact a follow-up infrastructure and jobs package through reconciliation, the procedure used for the Biden stimulus.
I drove from New York City to my parent’s farm in Wisconsin on Friday and Saturday amid the coronavirus pandemic. The highways were emptier of cars and there were more truckers delivering goods than I’ve ever seen. These photos show the surreal 1,172-mile journey. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
The United States’ infrastructure isn’t in great shape. Not all states are created equal, though: Rhode Island, Oklahoma, and West Virginia rank the top three worst when it comes to maintenance. QuoteWizard analysed federal highway data to determine where infrastructure was fairing the worst – and at what cost to […]
Atlanta, Georgia-based photographer Joshua Dudley Greer has spent the last seven years taking road trips across America and photographing along the 46,876-mile-long Interstate Highway System. Greer felt that exploring the Interstate Highway System, which he calls “a physical manifestation of our national character,” would give him the best understanding of […]
Truck drivers have one of the country’s most hazardous jobs. In some states, driving an 80,000-pound vehicle can be even more risky. Here’s where truck drivers are statistically most likely to get into a fatal accident. Of all fatalities on the road, 2.4% nationwide are truck drivers, according to the […]
China is starting to find more success than the US with solar highway projects. Proponents of solar roads say they provide a way to generate solar power without paying for additional land. Critics say solar roads do not generate enough power for their cost, since the solar cells do not […]
Many Texas counties struck by Hurricane Harvey...