Commute

Another Reason to Love California High-Speed Rail: It's Drought-Friendly

Despite what critics say, the project will encourage higher-density growth—and save precious water over the long term.

New York City Rolls Out Its Best Bus Corridor Design Yet

It's not quite BRT, but the Woodhaven Select Bus Service plan is clear progress.

The Tunnel Project That Could Reshape the European Map

The long-planned Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link between Denmark and Germany moved one step closer to reality this month.

Win the Night With This Dress Made From 192 BART Fare Tickets

Express your love for Bay Area transit by wearing little pieces of it.

Photos

New York's Newest Subway Expansion Is Delayed, But at Least the Photos Are Gorgeous

The MTA now says the new 7 train station will open this summer.

How Stockholm Became the Ultimate Walkable City

The quality of life in many neighborhoods in the Swedish capital is directly influenced by a decision to almost entirely eliminate cars.

Driving in America Is Approaching a 'New Normal'

Car use was up in 2014, but there's still plenty of evidence we've hit "peak car."

Santa Monica's Dysfunctional Taxi Regulations

In an era of Uber and Lyft, this California city's rules for cabs make no sense.

On the Road Again: Mapping All the Cities in Willie Nelson's Songs

He thought Nashville was the roughest, but Willie plays all sorts of songs about place.

Videos

A Pragmatic Introduction to Riding a Bike in New York

For one thing: "Never assume they see you."

NYC's 'Taxi of Tomorrow' Is Still the Yellow Cab

There are now more Uber drivers than cabs in NYC. But the city's taxi fleet is about to get a competitive upgrade.

A Private Tour of Portland's Forthcoming Car-Free Bridge

Tilikum Crossing, which will allow buses, bikes, walkers, and light rail but not private cars, will open in September.

Drilling Down to the Real Role of Bike Lanes in Social Equity

A detailed new report tries to quantify the impact better bicycle infrastructure can have in lower income communities.

CityFixer

It's Time to Reverse Our Thinking on Reversible Lanes

They fell out of favor decades ago due to safety concerns, but that may finally be changing.  

More Subway Stations Should Have Lawns

How to transform the Paris Metro into pastureland in a couple easy steps.

The Problem With Paying People to Bike to Work

We still love cheap parking and old commute habits.

San Francisco Gets the Ridiculous Luxury Bus It Deserves

The smartphone-enhanced, coffee-slinging, pro-networking Leap Transit could only exist in the Bay.

Carpooling Tries for a Comeback

Several emerging services are betting that technology can revive the shared commute.