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Mayor Pete Buttigieg could be America’s next transportation secretary. Here’s how he might rethink American infrastructure.

When President-elect Joseph R. Biden nominated Pete Buttigieg to lead the Department of Transportation this week, the news was met with some lighthearted chuckling. “Mayor Pete” had overseen a city—South Bend, Indiana—whose total population is a fraction of what a mass transit system like New York’s can handle in an […]
Mayor Pete Buttigieg could be America’s next transportation secretary. Here’s how he might rethink American infrastructure.
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13 remote roads in the US where you won’t see another car

These US roads are among the least-travelled places in the country and are so remote you may not even see another car. The Dalton Highway is one of the most isolated roads in the country, offering views of the Alaskan landscape that people have rarely seen. Big Pine Road cuts […]
13 remote roads in the US where you won’t see another car
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Construction material stocks are surging on reports that President Trump’s administration is preparing a $1 trillion infrastructure proposal

On Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that President Trump’s administration is eyeing a $US1 trillion infrastructure proposal. Shares of construction materials companies surged Tuesday, with some posting gains upward of 10%. The iShares US Infrastructure ETF jumped as much as 15% in early trading Tuesday, before paring some gains. It traded up […]
Construction material stocks are surging on reports that President Trump’s administration is preparing a $1 trillion infrastructure proposal
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The US is running out of bikes

Biking is gaining more traction in the US as Americans look for transportation and exercise alternatives during the coronavirus pandemic. Bike shops are running low on inventory and preorder lists continue to grow because of the boost in demand. More road space for bikes could help cycling become a more […]
The US is running out of bikes
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MAP: The government’s 10-year national infrastructure plan

The government has released its 10-year national infrastructure plan in the federal budget. Earlier this week, details leaked of a whopping $24 billion additional funding amid plans to spend $75 billion on infrastructure over the next decade. The projects are aimed at reducing congestion, improving safety and creating jobs. Here’s […]
MAP: The government’s 10-year national infrastructure plan