Commute

Richard Clement/Reuters

Ride Angry

The best thing about bicycle commuting is the rage.

Amr Nabil/AP

The Politics Clogging Transportation Reform in Egypt

An emphasis on building wide roads and highways bring the government a façade of prestige without benefiting average people.

Carlos Barria/Reuters

Don't Demonize Driving, Just Stop Subsidizing It

As a matter of fairness and practicality, drivers should pay for the roads they drive on.

zen whisk/Flickr

London's Subway Commuters Breathe More Pollution Than Drivers

A new study discovers just how bad the Underground’s air can be.

Jim Young/Reuters

Bicycle People: Speak Your Mind

A new survey wants city dwellers on two wheels to add their two cents about cycling infrastructure and culture.

Jon Feinstein/Flickr

Young Millennials Take the Award for 'Worst-Behaved U.S. Drivers'

Nearly 90 percent of young drivers have recently sped, texted, or blown a red light—and some think that’s acceptable.

Mike Blake/Reuters

Is America Breaking Up With Cars?

America hit peak car ownership in 2006. The numbers have been declining since—until recently.

Facebook/Tishaura Jones

Understanding a St. Louis Mayoral Candidate's Viral Takedown of a Local Newspaper

Just in case you have any questions about Tishaura Jones’s letter slamming the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s editorial board, CityLab has you covered.

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WhereIsMyTransport

Mapping Cape Town's Informal Minibus Taxi Network

How a startup mapped 657 routes, nearly 1,500m and 5,500 miles in three weeks.

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Ann Sophie Lindström

The Equestrians of North Philly

How a riding club counters crime with horses.

Environment and Behavior

To Cut Car Pollution, Ask Drivers to 'Think of Yourself'

Researchers tested different road signs to prevent drivers from idling their engines. “Big Brother” eyes helped, but a simple appeal to the “private self” did even more.

Flickr/Mr/Hicks//Kitty Terwolbeck/Brad Geddes/xoMEox

How to Teach a Car a Traffic Sign

Before self-driving vehicles can truly operate autonomously, they’ll need to master Street Sign 101. They might be almost there.

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Gustavo Graf

Mexico City's Endless Commute

Every day, workers across the region endure some of the world’s most crowded streets and subway cars for higher wages in the city center.

Joe Skipper/Reuters

Americans Have Been Driving Less, But Now They're Just Sitting at Home

Is a recent drop in auto fatalities linked to people becoming shut-ins?

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Nelson and Rae

Get Lost in this New-and-Improved Map of America's Megaregions

Ever been to the “Corntassel” corridor?

Faisal Al Nasser/Reuters

What Riyadh's New Metro Will Mean for Women

Public transport is coming to the Saudi city, enhancing mobility for female riders, who are barred from driving.

Nariman El-Mofty/AP

Navigating Cairo's Ferries

Roads transport 95 percent of Egypt’s goods and people, but a ride on the Nile is often faster, cheaper, and free of congestion.

SFMTA

San Francisco Takes a Step Back From Raised Bike Lanes

Sometimes they just can’t prevent cars from parking in the pathway.

SoundTransit

The Cartoon Animals Teaching Etiquette to Seattle Straphangers

SoundTransit’s campaign uses disarming creatures to help riders in the famously passive-aggressive city learn how to coexist.