Commute

Freeway Removal Hits a Roadblock in the Bronx

Reports of the death of the Sheridan Expressway have been greatly exaggerated.

Building a Better Bus Stop

In Paris, a glimpse at what could be.

A Brilliant DIY Bike Storage Solution

A customizable "basket" that carries everything from patch kits to baguettes.

How Cities Can Help Fight Obesity

Some ideas for using existing infrastructure to get people outside and eating well.

Can a Parking Lot be 'Excellent'? You Betcha

The Orlando Magic's aluminum-plated garage and Duke University's green-walled parking lot are among the winners of the 2012 International Parking Institute competition.

Meet 'Strappy,' the Almost-There Future of Urban Transport Technology

Near-field communication — which turns your phone into your fares, ads, and more — has shown both promise and problems.

What's Your 'Mobility Biography'?

Major turning points in life are linked with shifts in car ownership and transit use, a new paper argues.

Blast From the Transit Solution Past: New York's Moving Sidewalks

A six-mile loop of moving platforms could have been the congestion solution 1903 New York needed.

Arizona's DOT Fights Haboobs with Haiku

"Stop with the driving / already. It's a freaking / mile-high cloud of dust."

The Misunderstood Science Behind Fears That a Subway Tunnel Could Blow Up Beverly Hills High School

Earthquakes, underground chemicals, hysteria and emotion all collide in L.A.

Strip Malls and Big Box Stores Linked to Increased Traffic Deaths Among Seniors

How urban design affects serious traffic accidents among our oldest populations.

Can Our Smart Phones Convince Us to Walk More?

How Americans might be able to leverage technology to get back in our pedestrian groove.

The Fastest Road in America

Texas bets drivers will pay more than $5 to drive 5 mph faster between San Antonio and Austin.

What Really Matters for Increasing Transit Ridership: Rail Edition

New research says auto regulations or system expansion — but not fare subsidies — increase transit use.

Could Density Actually Reduce Traffic?

Yes, according to one new study.

Has South America's Most Sustainable City Lost Its Edge?

Brazil's Curitiba was once a model of sustainable planning. Now, it's struggling with a slew of urban problems.

Videos

A Case Study in a Senior-Friendly City

How Arlington, Virginia, helps serve older residents.

The Rise of the Citizen Cyclist

As cycling goes mainstream, hardcore riders in New York City complain about being tamed. Here's why they're wrong.