Eric Jaffe

Taktil

To Find a Bus Stop, Just Hold Up Your Smartphone

Departures NYC just won grand prize in the MTA's "best consumer/transit rider app" category.

Damien Roue / Flickr

Why It Doesn't Really Matter If UberX Is Cheaper Than a Cab

The difference in cost is negligible, but the convenience gap remains.

NYC DOT

New York City Rolls Out Its Best Bus Corridor Design Yet

It's not quite BRT, but the Woodhaven Select Bus Service plan is clear progress.

Courtesy Miami Downtown Development Authority

Miami Takes a Big Step Toward Walkability

The city wants to convert car-friendly Biscayne Boulevard into pedestrian-friendly Biscayne Green.

MTA

New York's Newest Subway Expansion Is Delayed, But at Least the Photos Are Gorgeous

The MTA now says the new 7 train station will open this summer.

Richard Masoner / Cyclelicious / Flickr

Driving in America Is Approaching a 'New Normal'

Car use was up in 2014, but there's still plenty of evidence we've hit "peak car."

Fietsberaad / Flickr

6 Places Where Cars, Bikes, and Pedestrians All Share the Road As Equals

The woonerf, or "shared street," has made its way into U.S. cities.

Ethan H. Minsker

A Pragmatic Introduction to Riding a Bike in New York

For one thing: "Never assume they see you."

Courtesy Jonathan Maus

A Private Tour of Portland's Forthcoming Car-Free Bridge

Tilikum Crossing, which will allow buses, bikes, walkers, and light rail but not private cars, will open in September.

Elly Blue / Flickr

Utah Appears Set to Ban Bicycles From Drive-Thru Lanes

Showdowns like this one stand to increase as car-reliance declines.

Pix Spotting / Flickr

The Problem With Paying People to Bike to Work

We still love cheap parking and old commute habits.

Carma Carpooling

Carpooling Tries for a Comeback

Several emerging services are betting that technology can revive the shared commute.

University of Minnesota

Don't Expect to Ride in Driverless Buses Anytime Soon

But partial autonomous technology can still improve transit systems.

NACTO / Flickr

Why Buses Should Let You Board Through Any Door, in 2 Charts

San Francisco's all-door boarding program has been a big success.

acme08 / flickr

The Complete Business Case for Converting Street Parking Into Bike Lanes

An annotated, chart-filled review of 12 studies from around the world.

ohad / Flickr

New York's Hugely Successful Late-Night Delivery Truck Program Is Heading to D.C.

More and more cities are realizing the benefits of off-hour deliveries.

pferriola / Flickr

How the U.S. Supreme Court Left Amtrak Waiting

The court ruled that the passenger rail service is indeed a government entity. But the details of how it will be allowed to manage its on-time performance could take years to resolve.

Stefan Georgi / Flickr

2 Notes of Caution on America's 'Record' Mass Transit Year

The dominance of New York, and the decline of bus ridership.

MTA

The Best Evidence Yet That Real-Time Arrival Info Increases Transit Ridership

New York's Bus Time program led to about a 2 percent rise overall, according to new research.