Eric Jaffe

Los Angeles Eyes a More Frequent Bus Network for No New Cost

The tradeoffs would include more crowded buses and some service cuts.

Turn Your Conventional Car Into a Driverless One for 10 Grand

Cruise Automation’s RP-1 conversion system is now being tested on California highways.

More Immigration Means Higher Wages for All Workers

As diversity increases, both at the city and the workplace level, so does productivity.

Why It's Safer to Walk and Bike Where More People Walk and Bike

Drivers pay more attention.

Is That a Confederate Flag in a New York City Subway Station?

It sure looks like it, but the MTA claims otherwise.

18 Reasons America Should Adopt a Per-Mile Driving Fee

The complete case, in one chart-filled list.

How Seattle Is Reclaiming Its Waterfront From an Elevated Urban Highway

The Alaskan Way Viaduct is coming down, and a vast new park system is coming up.

Where Electric Vehicles Actually Cause More Pollution Than Gas Cars

If you think EVs are always greener, these county-level maps will take you by surprise.

Can Boston Become America's Best BRT Town?

A new plan outlines five corridors that have the makings of “gold standard” bus-rapid transit.

Singapore Is Already Planning for a Future of Driverless Taxis

Officials see the technology as a way to make the city-state “even more sustainable and liveable.”

Yet More Evidence for the Social Cost of Driving: Road Noise

A study of Greater London linked loud traffic with strokes and other health problems.

How Millennials Are Reviving Cleveland

The downtown population is at an all-time high, and young workers are leading the way.

Downtown Cleveland Is Turning a Traffic Hub Into a Public Park

Cleveland is the latest city to call on James Corner, the landscape architect behind New York’s High Line, to revive an urban park.

To Improve Street Safety, San Francisco Bans Cars From Turning

The changes to Market Street traffic come under the city’s Vision Zero plan.

Mapping the Spread of U.S. Baby Names Over the Past 100 Years

There was a clear north-south divide up through the 1970s, when this adorable geography began to scatter.

Let This Delightful Mailman Guide You Through Detroit's Racial Divide

The postal route of Wendell Watkins is ground zero for redevelopment, and perhaps displacement.

Reviving the Dead Spaces Under Elevated Structures

A new report from the Design Trust for Public Space outlines how.

A Case Study in Bike-Friendly Suburban Planning

It’s not just possible, it’s happening in Houten.

Elon Musk Challenges Engineering Students to Design a Hyperloop Pod

Spend your summer break solving America's high-speed transportation problems.