Eric Jaffe

MasterCard News / Flickr

Why Tap-and-Go Transit Fares Are Kind of a Big Deal

Lower costs, ridership barriers, and passenger congestion are among the possible benefits.

mariettaga / Flickr

Troubling Echoes of Urban Renewal in an Atlanta Suburb

Marietta is razing a number of housing complexes with low-income residents to make way for commercial development.

Courtesy Jeffrey Milstein

The Quiet Grandeur of New York and L.A. From Above

New photographs from Jeffrey Milstein capture both cities from the sky.

Jim Pennucci / Flickr

5 Anti-Bike Arguments That Should Be Retired

For one, bike lanes are actually really good for the local economy.

Automotive Rhythms / Flickr

The Clearest Explanation Yet for Why Millennials Are Driving Less

Shifting demographics matter, but shifting attitudes may matter more.

Redcorn Studios [Matt] / Flickr

4 Key Problems With Measuring EV Pollution vs. Gas Cars

For one thing, the electricity grid is getting cleaner every day.

Jeff / Flickr

Iowa Makes a Bold Admission: We Need Fewer Roads

The state’s DOT chief recently predicted the road system “is going to shrink.”

Jonathan Riley / Flickr

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

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

Courtesy of Cruise Automation

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.

jvoves / Flickr

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.

Urban Sea Star/Flickr

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.

Courtesy of Friends of Waterfront Seattle

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. / Flickr

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.

Barr Foundation

Can Boston Become America's Best BRT Town?

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

j_lai / Flickr

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.”

Highways England / Flickr

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.

Lisa Chamberlain / Flickr

How Millennials Are Reviving Cleveland

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