In cities like Philadelphia, a remarkable 64 percent of the people riding public transportation are thought to be women.
One historian calls it a "masterstroke of public relations" made possible by a single 1961 television special.
The main goal of transportation that costs riders nothing—getting people out of their cars—can't be achieved by eliminating fares.
New Britain, Connecticut, is split by a highway overpass—which is also the city's main street. Will a high-design walkway bridge deep divisions?
MARTA CEO Keith Parker on the agency's hopeful future.
As America grew in the late 19th century, so did mapmaking—and Chicago was at the heart of it.
Africa is the world's most rapidly urbanizing continent. Transit in cities will have to adapt to encourage walkability and prevent isolating sprawl.
A new simulation shows that comfortable rides can come with big congestion costs.
Several cities are trying out new ways of encouraging low-income residents to sign up.
Many people in the U.S. carpool, walk, and use public transit to get to work—but most are still hacking traffic in a car, all alone.
New York's long-heralded swipe-free subway payment system may not arrive until 2022.
A casual experiment in Atlanta doesn't help dissuade "tourist trolley" fears.
A dozen of CityLab's favorite stories from the 2014 series on how Americans will travel tomorrow.
They buzz you left or right toward a destination (which may or may not turn out to be a brick wall).
Meet Transfix, a start-up that fashions itself "Uber for trucks."
The perils of "biking while black" came into sharp focus this month.
But even Google admits the technology still has a ways to go.