Laura Bliss

Greece's Roadside Shrines Remind Drivers to Take It Slow

These elaborate mini-chapels abound on twisty highways off the mainland.

Keyframe Visuals

London's Proposed New Pedestrian-Cyclist Bridge Is Shockingly Sensible

The price is reasonable, the design is practical, and the link is one the city genuinely needs.

Screenshot via Strong Towns

Mapping America's Fight Against Excess City Parking

It’s gaining ground—from Seattle to Miami.

YouTube/Stop a Douchebag

Moscow Drivers Are Still Crazy

Meet the activist group that risks life and limb to keep them in line.

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File

Why Most Northeast U.S. Intercity Travelers Still Drive

The price is just too right.

AP / Vincent Thian

Gorgeous, Floating Lanterns Ground Flights in Thailand

It’s candlelit lanterns versus planes during northern Thailand’s annual Loy Krathong festival.

Jose Gomez / Reuters

How to Reduce Cyclists' Exposure to Air Pollution

Bike lanes aren’t enough, according to a new Fort Collins commuting study.

Screenshot via BBC

A 3-Day, 30-Mile Traffic Jam Stalls Kenya

Travelers have been stranded without water or food, miles from any shops.

Paul Fritz

Every Town Needs a Huge Cat Directing Traffic

Well played, Sebastopol, California.

Courtesy of Oregon and SW Washington Families for Safe Streets

Portland’s Ghostly Tribute to Traffic Victims

Plastic silhouettes pay tribute to 135 Portlanders killed on the roads between 2004 and 2014.

Texas Central

Amid Great Progress, Texas High-Speed Rail Takes a Big Step Back

Federal officials rule the rail line won’t stop in Downtown Houston.

Our Horizon

Climate-Change Warnings for Gas Pumps Are Coming to Canada

North America’s reportedly first-ever climate labels for gas stations will soon arrive in North Vancouver.


Take a Virtual Ride Through the Minds of NYC Commuters

A virtual-reality experience called “Blackout” will give you the power to eavesdrop on the innermost thoughts of fellow subway passengers.

Reuters/Jeff Zelevansky

Train Delay? Ask the MTA for a Late Slip

It’s like a doctor’s note for commuters.

Laura Bliss

Explore the Creepy Underground Pedestrian Tunnels of Downtown L.A.

This network of concrete passageways has an eerie past.

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli

The Upside of Higher Gas Prices Is Fewer Car Crashes

Every 10 percent rise in fuel costs leads to a 1.5 percent decline in crashes nine months later, according to new research.

AP Photo/Alan Diaz

What If Cycling Became a Whole Lot More Popular?

A new report calculates how much the world would benefit—especially the environment—from a global shift to more riding.

Nicholas Erwin / Flickr

Why the Wealthy Have Been Returning to City Centers

There’s no single reason, of course, but a hatred of long commutes might be a big one.

AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

Is Uber Transit's Enemy or Its Friend?

Researchers will use unreleased, proprietary data to answer a question that’s rightly troubled cities.