Attitudes toward public transportation and concerns about safety have a huge influence over whether or not a person rides.
Paul Salopek is sharing his insights during a seven-year walk around the world.
The service has started mapping airports and other transportation hubs.
How highway interchanges become beautiful color-coded open-source maps.
To sleep, perchance to freak out some fellow commuters.
New insights from focus groups with recent arrivals who settled in New Jersey.
Just a handful of places offer that option to commuters.
An elegy for the paper symbol of the mechanical age.
How New York cleans 6,000 miles of roads every day.
In Wisconsin, even the streets smell like cheese.
Active travelers like walkers have a more complete sense of space than passive ones.
And it's not because time spent in your car is time you can't spend reading Politico.
Examples of just how difficult it is for children around the world to access education
Every 30 hours, a New Yorker is killed in a car crash. With the right approach, the NYPD could help bring that number way down.
The shift from close-in spaces to far-flung outposts like Denver International reflects changes not only in travel, but in the culture.
Without a cash infusion, it'll be broke by 2015. What's Chief Steve Spade to do?
Dense travel in a dense world makes sense.
How cars slowly took over our lives, and our transportation options.