Topic: Regional Plan Association
After superstorm Sandy, New York officials look for long-term solutions against future floods from storm surges. Many options, little consensus.
High-speed rail plans, announced by the White House in 2009, are back on track after Amtrak commits to upgrades in the Northeast and California approves billions to build new tracks.
A report by the Brookings Institution looks at the 100 largest metro areas in the US, using data on residential energy consumption and highway transportation.