Eric Jaffe

Courtesy of LandProp

The City IKEA Built

The home retail giant is building a walkable, mostly car-free neighborhood in East London

Reuters

2011's Biggest Transportation Failures

The end of the Tampa-Orlando high-speed rail line, the death of a pedestrian near Atlanta and other low points from the year in city travel

Oh Choong Young

The Best City Time Lapse Videos of 2011

From New York to Los Angeles to Barcelona to Seoul and beyond

Courtesy of the Moynihan Station Development Corporation

Can Amtrak Afford Its New NYC Home?

As construction of Moynihan Station moves forward, the rail provider says it can't pay much rent

Reuters

The World's Next 20 Tallest Skyscrapers

The average height of towers is climbing — but how high is too high?

Reuters

What We Can Learn From City Busways

A look at the successes and failures of some prominent American systems

Cornell University and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

What Cornell's New Tech Campus Means for New York's Roosevelt Island

First things first: Students are going to need more transit options between the proposed campus and Manhattan

Reuters

The Evolution of Traffic Accidents in New York

Fatalities are on pace to hit their lowest mark in a century. A look back at the way things were when traffic statistics began

Reuters

A Blueprint for Beating Traffic

Five years on, Stockholm's congestion pricing program remains a great success

chromaroma.com

Turning Your Commute Into an Arcade Game

The Foursquare-style Chromaroma program tracks London Tube riders wherever they go

Transportation Agency for Monterey County

5 Small City Transit Projects in Progress

A look at some of the best projects in America's less well-known cities

Reuters

Miami Marlins Risk Dropping the Ball on Transit

The new $634 million stadium is ready to go, but how fans will get there remains unclear

Free Federal Money May Doom a Transit Center in Troy

The city's Tea Party mayor opposes the $8.5 million proposal because it will be completely paid for by Washington

Jacksonville Transportation Authority

Whatever Happened to the Downtown People Mover?

A brief history of the trendy transport mode that never quite was

Flickr/zestbienbeautouza

The World's 10 Best Transit Poems

A short list of our favorite verses from public transportation around the globe

Flickr/-JvL-

New York's Search for the Right Number of Parking Spaces

Real estate developers in Manhattan want the city to relax its parking maximums

Reuters

The Transportation Planning Rule Every City Should Reform

A longstanding convention about how to measure congestion is being challenged in transit-first San Francisco

Reuters

How Americans Really React to High Gas Prices

A new analysis of gas prices in U.S. cities finds that even minor jumps in fuel costs send people to buses and rails

Reuters

Can Higher Fares Save Public Transit?

Maybe — but only if car travel becomes relatively more expensive