Stephanie Garlock

A Cartoonist's Vision of a Car-Free Future

An anti-car, pro-bike manifesto, in drawings.

The Billion-Dollar Plan to Relocate One City's Entire Downtown

Mining damage is forcing Kiruna, Sweden, to pick up and move — two miles east.

Burbank, California, Is Worried It Might Have a 'Mansionization' Problem

In older suburbs, should there be a limit on how big single-family homes can be?

Nap App Means You'll Never Miss Your Subway Stop Again

Sleep away, straphangers.

Utah's Air Quality Alerts May Have Inadvertently Put More Cars on the Road

Evidence of a particularly negative feedback loop.

Transit Hack of the Day: A Sleek Card to Hold Toronto's Old-School Tokens

It's almost as convenient as a system that just uses an automated transit card.

Pop-Up of the Day: A Portable Public Square

How one London neighborhood is dealing with its troubling public space problem, using a bike.

Dumb Idea of the Day: Bicycle Hitchhiking

This does not look safe.

Why the Switch to Digital Projectors Means the End of the Small-Town Movie Theater

Hollywood's transition is leaving smaller, more isolated communities in the dark.

Mesmerizing Public Art of the Day: A Video Installation to Distract LAX Travelers

Will this really "bring back the romance" of travel?

The Case for $100,000 Speeding Tickets

If you can afford a ritzy car, should you pay more for breaking the law?

Chicago's Waterfront Identity Crisis

North Lake Shore Drive is both a beloved highway and a treasured park. As the city revamps it, can it continue to be both?

Brilliant Transportation Gimmick of the Day: A Cat Station Master

A Japanese train station that appointed a local stray raked in an extra $10.4 million over one year.

Meet the Man Trying to Save the Lost Art of Hand-Drawn Maps

Conceptual artist Nobutaka Aozaki asks New York tourists for directions scribbled on a napkin, receipt, or stray piece of paper.

Commuter Hack of the Day: Help Out Researchers While You Wait for the Bus

Those digital screens at bus shelters can be used for crowd-sourced academic research.

Interactive Map of the Day: The Age of Every Building in Brooklyn

Plotting the ages of every structure in the borough.

Map of the Day: L.A.'s Freeways, Reimagined as a Subway

Public transit nerds, prepare to geek out.

To Beat Wintery Shadows, a Norwegian Mountain Town Installed Giant Mirrors

Rjukan, Norway, just created a town square-sized light box.

Bike Gadget of the Day: A Light That'll Live Forever

This new solar-powered device is infinitely re-chargable.