Articles tagged: infrastructure
The Texas Department of Transportation intends to spend $25 billion widening highways to fix traffic in Texas cities. What if we tore them down instead?
By Megan Kimble Drone Photography by Brontë Wittpenn July 12, 2021 A version of this story ran in the July/August 2021 issue. On January 19, 2018, short...Read More
For years, community groups have been organizing to stop a massive highway expansion. In March, the federal government paused the project, citing serious civil rights concerns.
From the May/June 2021 issue. When Modesti Cooper returned home to Houston in July 2019 after more than a decade overseas with the United States military, she m...Read More
An Observer investigation finds that unregulated dams across Texas are increasingly failing — putting people and property in jeopardy.
An Observer investigation finds that unregulated dams across Texas are increasingly failing — putting people and property in jeopardy. by Naveena Sadasivam Ap...Read More
The president has taken a small step toward funding infrastructure projects in the nation’s small towns, but rural Texans aren’t beneficiaries.
Voters in parts of the country’s deep red regions are finally starting to reap slight rewards for sending Donald Trump to the White House, but those benefits ...Read More