The Open City group turns government data into apps on crime, snow plows, even lobbying efforts.
Photo journalist Rebecca Davis captures riders in a voyeuristic style reminiscent of Walker Evans.
A new report on Montreal's BIXI shows cycling rates increase by the end of season two.
Readers offer their suggestions — with road fare emerging as a top choice.
The makers of Metroscapes discuss their unique and ghostly art of urban exploration.
MIT economist Josh Angrist believes demographics and pedagogical approach both play a role.
The biggest one is simply that Americans drive more.
Car-to-car communication could decrease urban congestion by 60 percent, one computer scientist says.
The need for better awareness about traffic strategies is quite clear.
The "car effect" explains why so many people choose to drive even when it's not in their best interest.
One civil engineer believes trip capacity will increase if cities turn to two-way streets.
A new study finds that urban minds don't pay as much attention to their surroundings unless they're highly engaging.
Hobbyist mapmaker Andrew Lynch is fascinated by what nearly was.
A new analysis of accidents from 2000-2010 finds that drivers and riders share equal fault, but not equal suffering.
At least 40 states already have a law against dooring — but in Virginia, opponents call the proposed measure "asinine."
The South Ferry station is worth it — but that doesn't mean the money should be squandered.
A new state rail map shows that it can be done — should you be crazy enough to try it.
A new California law says drivers can text and email via voice systems safely — but the evidence begs to differ.
The state's latest pilot program overcomes privacy concerns by giving drivers five options, from full tracking to none at all.