It can if it's built right, as in Portland or San Diego, and new research explains why.
By trapping characters indefinitely, fictional jams can set up otherwise implausible plotlines.
A stunt driver takes a high-speed and action-packed tour of the city.
How futuristic novelty ads unfairly target and take advantage of commuters who can't escape.
Artist David Cerny calls it the "London Booster."
A new study claims to "contradict" the premise that density discourages driving — but does it?
The Indian capital's heavy traffic is suffocating its bus system.
A station-by-station map of poverty, crowded housing and employment.
The Dutch are in dead last, and one program stands above the rest.
Traffic Psychologists in Sao Paolo try to cheer up the city's drivers with signs, high fives, and physical affection.
What do 1.6 billion mass transit trips through the city look like?
Watch cars get launched into the air like rockets due to ill-fitting manhole covers.
London designers want to outfit the Tube with a real-time scrolling display showing the sky passing by above.
A new website enables residents to identify problems in Beijing's pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure.
That's the number of U.S. traffic deaths in the first three months of this year, up 13.5 percent from the first quarter of last year.
The worst culprits aren't necessarily the ones you'd expect.
In the future, urban planners could lose their jobs to ultra-efficient slime molds.
Blame the internet.