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    Fall is peak season for roadkill. But we can cut the cost and the carnage.

  • 5 stats that show U.S. water consumption is at all-time low

    Looks like all those conservation campaigns are paying off. Even as population continues to grow, new data shows the water we use every day represents the lowest annual volume since before 1970.

  • Are traffic lights doomed?

    How acoustic sensors could be used to direct the flow of vehicles in congested areas.

  • VIDEO: "60 Minutes" covers America's neglected infrastructure

    In case you missed this episode Sunday, "60 Minutes" asked a former U.S. Transportation Secretary and former American Society of Civil Engineers president to explain why roads, bridges, and airports are outdated.

  • VIDEO: Myths and misunderstandings about water sustainability

    Part of Ecobuilding Review's 2014 Vision 2020 Sustainability Summit, watch as Doug Bennett, conservation manager for the Southern Nevada Water Authority, debunks the myths about water conservation and offers policy suggestions.

  • Hanley Wood Agrees to Sell Exhibitions Business to Informa

    Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, announced today that it has reached an agreement to sell its Hanley Wood Exhibitions business to Informa PLC.

  • VIDEO: Next stop, NYC's new $1.4B transit hub

    The new Fulton Center opened this week, after more than a decade of work. A vital connector between the rebuilt World Trade Center and the rest of the city, it also bridges old and new, past and present.

  • Midterm elections are mixed bag for public works

    Voters in six out of eight states approved measures that will fund much-needed road, water, and sewer system improvements. Here's why there's still a long way to go.

  • Looking at possible stormwater violations?

    Build a training facility instead of paying a fine. Colorado allows for a "supplemental environmental project," so the state DOT expanded its Transportation Erosion Control Supervisor Certification program.

  • City sets higher wages for public projects

    California has begun requiring charter cities to pay at least the state’s prevailing wage on public works projects. Although San Mateo was already doing so, the city council approved an ordinance that codifies the existing policy.