Eric Jaffe

Why There Will Always Be Room on the Road for Skilled Taxi Drivers

GPS and e-hailing apps like Uber don't have mean the end of professional cabbies.

Why Traffic Jams in Big Cities Are a Problem for Small Towns, Too

Congestion in major metro areas leads to freight backups across the country.

Car Emissions vs. Car Crashes: Which One's Deadlier?

The answer actually surprised us.

How Transit Measures Fared on 2014 Midterm Ballots

It wasn't a great night, but it was far from a total loss.

The Economic Case for a National Per-Mile Driving Fee

It could generate more revenue than we know what to do with—not a bad problem to have.

The Mayor of Phoenix Talks About Better Transit in a Car-Reliant City

Greg Stanton on bikeability, road diets, and transit's key role in economic success. (Oh, and the Super Bowl.)

How Memphis Became a Great Bicycle City

Bikes brought the metro fast economic growth and mobility—with challenges on the side.

Moving Forward with America's High-Speed Rail Projects

A status report on proposed lines in California, Texas, and the Northeast.

Bike-Share Is (Still) Struggling to Reach Poor People Across North America

Charting the equity problem in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

What France Can Teach U.S. Cities About Transit Design

What the French gamely call the "art of insertion" is really a multimodal understanding of streets.

Why New Yorkers Can't Find a Taxi When It Rains

Cabbies might quickly make enough to call it a day. Or they might not think it's worth it to be out at all.

A Majority of Americans Are (Technically) Multi-Modal

New data show a clear mobility "continuum" from car-only to car-less.

A Chat with Amtrak's CEO on the State of U.S. Passenger Rail

Joseph Boardman on federal funding, long-distance routes, and operating "as a business."

3 Ways That Turning Parking Spots Into Parklets Helps Businesses

They increase foot traffic, attention, and in some cases, spending.

The Future of Transportation Is Not All Flying Cars

What we've learned from our 9-month series on tomorrow's urban mobility.

The Carless Commute Ranking to End All Carless Commute Rankings

A new report ranks U.S. metros based on how many jobs residents can access by transit during the morning rush.

Running the Numbers on Amtrak's $689 Million Worth of Sandy Damage

Pressure washing, bench wall replacement, direct fixation tracks—oh, my.

The New, Improved Generation of Instant Delivery Services

This time around, they might actually work.

The Outrageous, Unjust Rule That Lets New York Drivers Who Hit Pedestrians Off the Hook

If the city is serious about street safety, it must replace a terrible old precedent with a strong new one.