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Hassles of cross-border trains hamper EU’s green ambitions

One man is on a mission to find and suggest fixes for all of the flaws making international rail travel in Europe surprisingly hard. Getting more people on trains is key to meeting E.U. climate goals.
Over caves and over budget, Mexico's train project barrels toward disaster

Over caves and over budget, Mexico's train project barrels toward disaster

Pitched as a way to develop the country’s poorest region, the Maya Train is threatened by a ballooning budget and rushed construction over fragile terrain. But Mexico’s president has refused to slow it down.
Four things nations can do to conserve energy

Four things nations can do to conserve energy

European Union officials have called on countries in the bloc to sharply reduce their natural gas consumption. These are some of the strategies they could use.
Why building roads and transit costs more in the U.S.

Why building roads and transit costs more in the U.S.

If history is a guide, President Joe Biden’s $1.3 trillion investment may not fund nearly as much transportation as it would in much of the rest of the world.
$1 trillion infrastructure bill pours money into long-delayed needs
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$1 trillion infrastructure bill pours money into long-delayed needs

The sprawling, 2,702-page bill includes historic investments in traditional projects as well as broadband expansion and funds for some climate projects.
Climate crisis turns world's subways into flood zones
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Climate crisis turns world's subways into flood zones

Swift, deadly flooding in China this week inundated a network that wasn’t even a decade old, highlighting the risks faced by cities globally.
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Heavy rains pound New York City, flooding subway stations and roads
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Heavy rains pound New York City, flooding subway stations and roads

More than a dozen people were rescued from a flooded highway in the Bronx, and more rain was expected on Friday with the arrival of Tropical Storm Elsa.
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