Commute

The Bike Share Station Sponsorship Dance

As developers look to latch on to the popularity of bike sharing, winners and losers emerge

The Limits of Congestion Pricing

It may be the best solution to city traffic, but that doesn't mean it's a perfect one

The Case for Free Hospital Parking

Not all parking fees are created equal, and some may amount to a hidden medical cost

Are City Buses Making Us Sick?

In Houston, researchers link bus use with the spread of tuberculosis

The 10 Least Reliable Roads in the United States

A new report ranks the corridors that are most susceptible to sudden traffic jams

Reducing Air Pollution With ... Glue?

Adhesive sprayed onto London streets aims at cutting particulate levels

Grocery Stores on Wheels

Mobile fresh food trucks are popping up in under-served neighborhoods all over the country

Building a Better Bus Route, With No Defined Stops

The flexible-route bus concept would blend the regularity of traditional bus service with the range of a taxi

After a Weight Loss Challenge, Oklahoma City Seeks Walkability

Four years ago, Mayor Mick Cornett challenged residents to lose a collective 1 million pounds

Crowdsourcing Your Commute

Drivers help each other through traffic with the navigation app Waze

Counting Parking Spots, From Above

Researchers at the University of Connecticut undertake a painstaking survey of parking infrastructure in cities

How Manhattan Sped Up its Buses Without Rapid Transit

The city's select bus service cut down idle time by collecting tickets at stops, rather than on the bus

How Green Is High-Speed Rail?

Experts say America's bullet trains will need to carry 10 million passengers to offset the environmental impact of construction

Why Doesn't Every Subway System Have Suicide Prevention Barriers?

Mexico City's transit system is the latest to install platform screen doors, though budget constraints will mean many stations still won't have them

CityFixer

Can Traffic Signals Ease Congestion Without Discouraging Walking?

The best responses from this week's The Big Fix

Chicago Will Let Buses Ride the Shoulder to Beat the Rush

A growing number of cities are letting buses cruise highway shoulders to improve service

Detroit's New Bridge Is Going Nowhere

A local billionaire is bent on keeping control of Detroit's main connection to Canada, even if he has to stall the development of a new one indefinitely

How Cincinnati Defeated the Streetcar Haters ... Again

For the second time, voters approved a light rail line downtown