Commute

L.A.'s Love/Hate Relationship With Waze Continues

One councilmember is pushing the city to partner with the app to reduce congestion on residential streets.

For Bike-Share Equity, Convenience Is Key

New recommendations for building accessible systems suggest more stations in low-income neighborhoods—and more density in general.

The Only Chart You Need to Explain America's Broken Gas Tax

Highway money is on pace to run out in July.

How the Microtransit Movement Is Changing Urban Mobility

The good and the bad of all these new flexible ride services.

An Underrated Approach to Cutting Car Commutes: Peer Pressure

The surprising power of social norms in shifting travel habits.

Maps

Indiana Drivers Paid $4.8 Million in NYC Parking Tickets Last Year

And other sad parking tales told by open data.

5 Subway Lines New York Hasn't Built But Should

A transit wish list for wealthier times.

Whether or Not Millennials Are Buying Cars Is Beside the Point

Some will, some won't—it shouldn't change how cities adjust their transportation policies.

Build Your Own Bamboo Bicycle

The eco-friendly, trendy cycle designs are far cheaper when assembled at home.

A Big Fight Over a Small Slice of the Transportation Pie

The perennial debate over how much federal funding should go to mass transit is raging again.

What Airlines Don't Get About Delays

By presenting the same limited information to fliers in a very different way, carriers might be able to make everyone a little less aggravated.

Videos

Watch a Flood Turn a Sydney Train Station Into a River

At Bardwell Park, waters crested to the level of the platform.

Why City Noise Is a Serious Health Hazard

An audiologist explains why it's so much more than a mere annoyance.

Move Over Segway, Here's an Electric Unicycle

The Unio is agile and takes up less space than a bike. Unfortunately, it's still a unicycle.

The Latest Sign of Bike-Share's Social Equity Problem

The share of Capital Bikeshare members making more than $100,000 is growing.

A New Japanese Train Has Broken the World Speed Record Twice This Week

The maglev train clocked in at a blazing 374 miles per hour, but its top operating speed will be slower when the train is filled with passengers.

8 Critical Rail Projects That Amtrak Can't Afford

A major rail advisory commission presents a sobering new wish list for the Northeast Corridor over the next five years.

Next Economy

Millennials: Not So Cheap, After All

For a while, young people were taking public transit and using car-sharing apps instead of buying cars. But now they're heading to the dealership, just like their parents.