In San Francisco, unlike with taxis, people rarely wait more than 10 minutes for a ride service.
Some top mathematicians and computer scientists are devoting time to the problem.
The rent can be a little damn high, so long as the ride isn't.
In-town baggage service eliminates the hassle of hauling luggage to the airport or around the city.
Walkers, cyclists, and commuter-rail riders are much more satisfied than drivers and transit users.
The city has commissioned a plan to expand mobility options on the Strip.
They decrease wait time, improve satisfaction, and (likely) increase ridership.
In places with good bicycling infrastructure, research shows that sidewalk riding goes down even as ridership goes up.
Here are a few ways to make sure they don't.
It took very concerted policy efforts going back to the early 1990s.
It's normal for people to want a little time to detach from the workplace.
New York-based Placemeter is turning disused smartphones into big data.
The lure of the space overwhelms almost all other commuter benefits.
There's a worthy federal infrastructure program staring America right in the face: broadband.
It substitutes for short trips in the core, and expands service on the outskirts.
Encouraging commuters to leave earlier has made for less crowded trains during the peak.
The story of Boyle Heights reminds us that urban highway teardowns don't always end in victory.
MARTA sees real estate as a gateway to better train and bus service.
The passenger rail carrier lost its leverage with freight rail companies after a federal appeals court ruling in 2013.