Eric Jaffe

The Only Chart You Need to Explain America's Broken Gas Tax

Highway money is on pace to run out in July.

How the Microtransit Movement Is Changing Urban Mobility

The good and the bad of all these new flexible ride services.

An Underrated Approach to Cutting Car Commutes: Peer Pressure

The surprising power of social norms in shifting travel habits.

5 Subway Lines New York Hasn't Built But Should

A transit wish list for wealthier times.

Whether or Not Millennials Are Buying Cars Is Beside the Point

Some will, some won't—it shouldn't change how cities adjust their transportation policies.

Why City Noise Is a Serious Health Hazard

An audiologist explains why it's so much more than a mere annoyance.

The Latest Sign of Bike-Share's Social Equity Problem

The share of Capital Bikeshare members making more than $100,000 is growing.

8 Critical Rail Projects That Amtrak Can't Afford

A major rail advisory commission presents a sobering new wish list for the Northeast Corridor over the next five years.

Sweden's Lesser-Known Congestion Pricing Program Is Also a Big Success

Traffic is down 12 percent in Gothenburg, and transit use is on the rise.

Debunking 5 Myths About Texas High-Speed Rail

The "Berlin Wall" is not being built on your farmland, for one.

How Lindström Got Its Dots Back

Thanks to some sweeping government action, umlauts have returned to highway signs for this Minnesota town.

How Car-Reliance Squeezes the Middle Class

Three alarming charts from new data on transportation spending.

Meet the Opposition to Texas High-Speed Rail

Don't mess with their roads.

The Unexpectedly Compelling Case for Ferries

As a complementary form of mass transit, they've actually got a lot to recommend them.

The Case for Driverless Trains, By the Numbers

In 8 revealing facts and figures, plus 3 charts.

4 Reasons to Remove Traffic Lights in the Era of Peak Driving

In many cases, there are benefits to replacing signals with stop signs—starting with saving taxpayers a lot of cash.

The Company That's Helping Mass Transit Stand Up to Uber and Leap

TransLoc is building an on-demand system for transit agencies.

Why You Should Reconsider Your Hatred of Transit Transfers, in 2 Infographics

A brief lesson on how bus and rail connections save time.

The New York Car Service That Charges (Almost) Transit Prices

Via hopes to marry the convenience of a taxi with the cost of a bus.