Some top mathematicians and computer scientists are devoting time to the problem.
Research proves we're prone to emotional attachments with our vehicles. So here's some advice from someone who finally let go of hers.
The rent can be a little damn high, so long as the ride isn't.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
A wealthy white suburb is building barricades to seal itself off from Detroit, but the divide is about more than physical barriers.
Dust off your resume. From L.A. to Sri Lanka, Uber needs help.
People are willing to forego some comfort and convenience if the price is right.
Infrastructure sensors can detect safety hazards, improve traffic flows, and even help generate revenue.
"Suicide tourism" in Switzerland doubled between 2009 and 2012—a rise that may affect legislation in other countries.
The question of whether police officers should live in the communities they patrol has a long and contentious history.
Walkers, cyclists, and commuter-rail riders are much more satisfied than drivers and transit users.
The first of its kind in the U.S., the Tilikum Crossing will reflect the city's enduring transit culture.
"A New York Project" invites participants to step into New York City's past—starting with a pop-up subway party with the original Guardian Angels.
The city has commissioned a plan to expand mobility options on the Strip.
They decrease wait time, improve satisfaction, and (likely) increase ridership.
If your neighbors barbecue frequently, the Politburo would like to know.
In places with good bicycling infrastructure, research shows that sidewalk riding goes down even as ridership goes up.
The problem isn't geography, demographics, or money—it's federal will.
The Lone Star state has a radical plan to develop futuristic transportation—but the most radical part is a handover of $50 million taxpayer dollars to a think tank.