Commute

A City With No Children

We've made it harder than ever for kids to walk, bike or even play outside and the consequences are dire.

Moscow Introduces a Rather Unusual Way to Pay for the Subway: Squats

Thirty can win you one free subway ticket.

4 Hard Truths About Transit

Lessons that bear repeating to residents of large cities around the world.

The Simplest Way to Get People Biking

Show them how much time they waste using other modes of transportation.

A 'Gateway Drug' for Better Bike Infrastructure

These interlocking tiles can be clicked together, without tools, to form temporary grade-separated cycle tracks.

When Letting Someone Take a 30-Minute Subway Nap Is Not the Right Thing to Do

An image of a young man sleeping on a stranger's shoulder has been held up as an act of kindness. Here's why that's wrong.

The Federal Government Wants In on Car-Sharing, Too

The GSA hopes it will save money. In the process, it could also help spread the idea much further.

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An Intriguingly Detailed Animation of How People Move Around a City

Watch the commuting patterns of New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

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Google's New Chicago Home Isn't More Transit-Friendly, But It Is More Highway-Friendly

Yet it's being hailed as a victory for transit-oriented development.

A Brief History of How 'Complete Streets' Became Hip

A peek at the evolution of the movement, courtesy of the founder.

Falling Profits Are Forcing Ryanair to Stop Being Such a Cheapskate

What happens when a no-frills airline adds a couple frills?

One Sociologist's Epic Quest: Walk New York City, All 120,000 Blocks

A 6,000 mile journey.

Actually, Technology Hasn't Really Stopped Millennials From Driving

Young people are traveling less, but when they do go places they tend to use a car.

Can't Afford London's Sky-High Rent? Try Commuting From Barcelona

A sign your city may have finally become way, way too expensive.

Venezuela's Subway Workers Are Pretty Sure Hugo Chavez Just Appeared to Them

Workers say the late leader's face popped up on some rocks deep in the Caracas transit tunnels.

Why Drug Traffickers Love Buses

The most anonymous form of travel is the best one for smuggling. 

It's Time to Treat Bike-Share as Mass Transit

Five reasons cities must do a better job integrating bikes into the larger transportation system.

San Francisco Does the 'Monster Mash' on a Public Bus

Love music videos about bus etiquette? Then boy oh boy, you're in for a real treat here.