Less than 1 percent of Santa Clara County residents ride VTA light rail, and taxpayers subsidize 85 percent of the operating costs.
What it takes to become a port city of a major cruise line.
Rapid-bus routes, an elevated highway, and a combined transit-road tunnel are among the finalists.
They're both lagging behind their suburban and small city counterparts, according to new research.
Quality service isn't enough -- systems need to create an "emotional" draw, some experts argue.
An upcoming exhibit reveals the L.A. that might have been.
Some say it's a security measure — but others think it's a matter of money.
A new analysis disputes the idea that cities need a strong central business district to draw commuters onto transit.
They received a proposal for a "no cost" barrier system at least a year ago — and haven't moved on it.
Kuala Lampur, Chicago, Toronto, San Francisco, and Hurricane Sandy make this year's list.
Highlights from the Sierra Club's list of the country's 50 best and worst.
Landlords buy inefficient appliances, according to new research.
MetroMile, an insurance company aimed at urban drivers with a low-car lifestyle, launched in Portland this month.
Illustrator Jenni Sparks discusses her lively, unique renderings of New York and London.
Amtrak posts a record year, California approves high-speed rail, and more.
Cities have largely given up on pedestrian scrambles — but some are bringing them back.
Americans moved less than ever between 2005 and 2010 — but no one seems to know why.
Jonas Eliasson of Stockholm explains, with great clarity, why congestion pricing clears rush-hour roads.
Charles O'Rear takes us back to the early days of America's passenger rail service.