It wasn’t easy to banish streetlights and signs. “Frontier people don’t like being told what to do.”
A third of U.S. train crashes are caused by human error, even though technology exists to make rail passengers much safer. Why doesn’t New Jersey Transit have it?
Regional transportation officials in the traffic-plagued Texas capital support a viability study for an eight-mile aerial circulator.
Some countries with very different priorities have an easier time building first-rate infrastructure.
For better or worse, the shape of modern Chicago has a lot to do with decisions made in the 1920s.
A short film allows riders to vent about—and share their best hopes for—the city’s underperforming transit workhorses.
Bay Area planners are betting that new developments can accommodate growth and relieve traffic congestion.
Federal regulators have released comprehensive guidelines for the emerging technology.
Millions of U.S. households struggle for sufficient electricity, heat, and cooling. But few poverty researchers have studied the psychological toll of energy insecurity.
Celebrate the annual event that launched a thousand city parklets.
Digital displays in bars across the U.S will offer the best routes to stumble home.
Economists put a (big) number on the ride service’s consumer surplus in 2015.
“Let’s direct people to what they can do, instead of can’t,” says one city commissioner.
It would be the latest city to slow down drivers in the name of Vision Zero. But how effective will it be?
“This wasn’t really about parking,” says Ottawa planner. “This was about the kind of city people want to live in.”
Looking for hard numbers on travel trends? Bookmark this handy online compendium of graphs, charts, and stats.
Food insecurity has become normalized among American teenagers—who are also particularly vulnerable to its risks.
It all depends on how active they were to begin with, new research finds.