What traffic congestion on city streets has in common with the U.S. Congress.
One of the city’s most walkable neighborhoods is leading the way, but also wrestling with challenges.
A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Why are Southern interstates so deadly? It could be a lethal mix of high speeds, distracted driving, and lax regulations.
A cautionary tale of the limitations of international metro areas.
The joys, pitfalls, and etiquette of cycling with a portable stereo.
New research maps mobility rhythms of rich and poor workers, revealing barely overlapping worlds.
The city asked people to sketch out their dream lines; here are the results.
The vast majority of airport-noise complaints come from only a few affected households—and some that aren’t affected at all.
Scientists say a self-inflating, Swedish helmet could prevent brain injuries.
The Philippines wants its “jeepney” buses to go from diesel to electric. Critics say business practices must change, too.
A beginner’s guide to what will take place at the United Nations conference, and why it matters for the future of cities.
The transit authority in Sweden’s southern region of Skåne wants to make the boarding process easier through tech.
A tactical urbanist trick that you shouldn’t try at home.
It depends on how far out you look.
A new proposal will make roads safer by banning low-visibility trucks in 2020.
Slashing services may help the system with operational costs, but at a profound cost to the city in terms of social equity.
The case for a fully autonomous escape plan.
Score a victory for the city’s anonymous league of cycling-safety advocates.