‘We don’t need to build more highways out in the suburbs’

Last night, the Daily Caller unearthed a video of Barack Obama saying (among many other things), “We don’t need to build more highways out in the suburbs." Sounds drastic. But this is also the sort of proposal that conservative and liberal transportation reformers have been pushing for years.

India’s infrastructure woes, in two charts

Last week's blackout in India has stoked plenty of debate over whether the world's second most-populous country is being held back by crummy infrastructure. But how bad is India's power grid, anyway? And is it really holding back economic growth?

Highway bill showdown: Five things to know

With one day left until funding for the nation's roads and highways run out, the House and Senate are cobbling together a two-year, $120 billion highway bill. Here's a rundown of what you need to know about the bill--and how it will shape our transportation habits.