Commute

Finding the Route of Least Emissions

Experts are working on models that would bring green-routing to your GPS

Silicon Valley's Urban Planning Dilemma

An environmental law that sometimes keeps the region from building housing that's close to jobs

A Blueprint for Beating Traffic

Five years on, Stockholm's congestion pricing program remains a great success

The Case for Congestion

Traffic provides cities money and robust street life - why should we do away with it?

Turning Your Commute Into an Arcade Game

The Foursquare-style Chromaroma program tracks London Tube riders wherever they go

L.A.'s Bike Lane Blues

After two coats of paint, a new bike lane in Los Angeles is struggling to take hold

Relaunch of the Day: Rio de Janiero's Bike Share Program

After a failed first attempt, the city tries again

5 Small City Transit Projects in Progress

A look at some of the best projects in America's less well-known cities

Maps

Imagining a City Without Its Public Transportation

The D.C. metro models how the region would change if there were no subways or buses

Miami Marlins Risk Dropping the Ball on Transit

The new $634 million stadium is ready to go, but how fans will get there remains unclear

Free Federal Money May Doom a Transit Center in Troy

The city's Tea Party mayor opposes the $8.5 million proposal because it will be completely paid for by Washington

The Future of Transit Fare Cards Is No Fare Card At All

Chicago and Philadelphia are doing away with fare cards in favor of an "open fare" system

The World's Longest Aerial Tramway

A 3.5-mile tramway connects travelers to a remote tourist site in Armenia

Learning to Drive a Taxi in London Changes Your Brain

According to a new study, drivers who master London's complicated street layouts actually grow their grey matter

Whatever Happened to the Downtown People Mover?

A brief history of the trendy transport mode that never quite was

The World's 10 Best Transit Poems

A short list of our favorite verses from public transportation around the globe

Swedish Group Offers Insurance for Public Transit Scofflaws

A one-month subway pass in Stockholm: $115. A month of turnstile-hopping insurance? $15

Videos

Ho Chi Minh City's Wild Traffic Patterns

Photographer Rob Whitworth pieced together 10,000 images to capture the city's everyday movements