Virgin America's plan to get customers chatting.
Urban planning porn for advocates of highway demolition.
A new study finds that they do — to a very considerable extent.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
And so our society's mixed messages continue.
Mmmmmm... doughnut bikes.
Nearly 70 percent of those fatalities were men; people over 75 were also at higher risk of getting hit.
Connecting underserved people to grocery stores may be easier than building new ones. But what's a shopper to do with groceries on a crowded bus?
A corral with enough room for 16 bicycles replaces a single car parking space.
Data about traffic accidents that nearly happen could help prevent collisions that actually do.
A new report zooms in on how people actually want to use the subway, giving rise to a hypothetical train design for the future.
If one were to somehow take a mental-health reading of commuters at 6:30 p.m. on a Monday, it would look something like this "Frustration Index."
Rather than improving police accountability, the city inexplicably took away an important source of transportation.
And are they better or worse than the national average?
The system's expansion means plenty of jockeying to name the city's newest points of reference.
The two states desperately need a new link — but with every new plan comes a new problem.
Playground furniture for grownups, too, that reminds city-dwellers how to cooperate.
The MBTA has opened a competition to the public. And a good thing too - the current map has serious flaws.
A smart-card-operated storage system and an online anti-theft mapping platform are among the big ideas.