Commute

Why Are People Rioting Over Bogota's Public Transit System?

The TransMilenio is among the world's best networks, but that hasn't stopped residents from protesting it again and again.

The March Madness of Walkability

Which Sweet Sixteen team stadium is in the most walkable neighborhood?

The Odd Link Between Commute Direction and Marital Satisfaction

Couples that travel the same way to work are happier together, a new study in the U.S. and China concludes.

This Bus Shelter Will Give You Free Cake

The pinnacle of bus-shelter advertising madness has officially been reached with this pastry-scented campaign in London.

Puffins, Pelicans, and Toucans: The Delightful Names of British Crosswalks

There are more animals in the U.K.'s pedestrian infrastructure than there are in the London Zoo.

The Quest for Safer Intersections

Researchers are trying to solve a classic driving dilemma by eliminating its danger.

Saving Detroit's Public Transit By Privatizing It

The privately run Detroit Bus Company will try to pick up where the city's public transportation left off.

Videos

Blind Pedestrianism, as a Video Game

A playful and silly take on the challenges of navigating an urban setting blind.

Videos

Urban Fail of the Day: This Pothole

It is very big.

Why Would Anyone Want Their Bus Shelter To Be an Interactive Jukebox?

Commuters in Sydney can now bop to high-energy techno music while they wait for their bus, thanks to an unusual advertising campaign.

Is the Biker Rights Movement Gaining Momentum?

A new anti-harassment law in Berkeley and a building-access law in San Francisco are both the second of their kind.

The Death Row of Urban Highways, Part 3

Five highways whose execution gave their cities new life.

Scenes From Above: Atlanta's Massive Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

The sheer scale of America's busiest airport can hardly be appreciated in your average layover.

Is There a Smart Way for Cities to Privatize Parking?

Sacramento hopes to learn from the successes and mistakes of Indianapolis and Chicago.

How to Keep Buses From Bunching

A new model for "self-equalizing" bus routes may reduce wait time and increase reliability.

A New Law of Intercity Mobility

A group of network researchers proposes a "radiation model" of migration that more accurately predicts patterns of commuting, disease spread, and more.

European 'Superbus' Aims to Hit 155 MPH on the Track

The Dutch government could soon adopt public buses that look like giant leeches and match a Porsche in speed.

Explaining Transit's Secret Language

In his new book, blogger-turned-author Jarrett Walker shows how transportation really works.