Commute

Iowa Makes a Bold Admission: We Need Fewer Roads

The state’s DOT chief recently predicted the road system “is going to shrink.”

CityFixer

Los Angeles Eyes a More Frequent Bus Network for No New Cost

The tradeoffs would include more crowded buses and some service cuts.

Videos

Here to There: An Animated History of Transportation

From the canoe, to the carriage, to the self-driving car.

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The Panama Canal Is About To Become an Even Bigger 'Big Ditch'

The soon-to-open expanded canal will—finally—accommodate the world’s gigantic freight ships. For now.

Ford Tries to Figure Out Bicycles

The company’s Info Cycle project aims to improve the understanding of how urban streets work for cars and bikes alike.

Downtown Pittsburgh's Promising Plan to Give Streets Back to the People

Could the city become a national leader in “shared space”?

Why Memorializing America's History of Racism Matters

A project to place historical markers at sites where African Americans were lynched is “slow-going,” but necessary.

Videos

All Aboard This Flaming Bus

Rush hour in Ukraine gets livened up by a rolling, burning bus.

Why It's Safer to Walk and Bike Where More People Walk and Bike

Drivers pay more attention.

Is That a Confederate Flag in a New York City Subway Station?

It sure looks like it, but the MTA claims otherwise.

There's a T. Rex-Shaped Bike for Sale on Portland's Craigslist

Act like a mad paleontologist who reanimated a dinosaur for only $2,000.

CityFixer

18 Reasons America Should Adopt a Per-Mile Driving Fee

The complete case, in one chart-filled list.

Navigator

What Makes a Great Bus Driver, According to the Best in the World

Past and present champions of the world’s premier bus-driving competition tell all.

London Will Soon Have Its First All-Electric Double-Decker Bus

The city has had single-decker electric buses since 2013, but electric double-deckers had previously been thought to be too difficult to build.

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An Overpass Built For a Bear

Oslo’s new “bee highway” is just one part of an emerging trend in highway infrastructure.

A Nifty Device to Stop Cars From Driving Too Close to Bikes

BSMART helps the Chattanooga police give the local three-foot passing law some teeth.

CityFixer

Can Boston Become America's Best BRT Town?

A new plan outlines five corridors that have the makings of “gold standard” bus-rapid transit.

A Deadly Expressway in the Middle of an Olmsted Park

After the death of a child on the Scajaquada, or New York Route 198, Buffalo locals are demanding changes.