A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
And get an estimate of how much each line would cost to run.
Two words: balanced transportation.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
Officials in charge of airport security are rediscovering the wisdom of a bygone era, when shoes stayed on and liquid didn't have to be put in plastic bags.
Texas Central Railway intends to build a Houston-Dallas line with private money.
A budget deal secures the project 25 percent of cap-and-trade revenue moving forward.
Can new train service between Miami and Orlando be a model for the rest of the country?
"I'm terrified when I walk," says one researcher.
In fact, head injuries declined about 14 percent after cities started bike-sharing programs.
What a month's worth of train data can reveal about delays and commute times.
This imagined roadway would update drivers on traffic ahead, alert them to sudden hazards, and instantly change road signs.
Civic leaders in Minneapolis and St. Paul hope the Green Line will attract billions of dollars in economic growth.
Or, why we should fall in love with ride-share, buses, and walking.
European labor strikes may not win much for traditional taxi drivers—across the Atlantic or in the States.
And replacing them with mixed-use development.
Where the early 1990s Scottish rockers could walk, if they actually walked 500 miles and then 500 more.
There's not much riding on the Silver Line except the future of the American suburb as we know it.
What will services like Bridj, Blackline, and Leap Transit mean for traditional city buses?