But there are doubts about whether it will inspire other U.S. cities to follow suit.
BART cars are about to get their first real overhaul since the system launched in 1972.
The humble traffic signal is gaining some new responsibilities.
Navigation apps are transforming the way we experience urban environments, for better and for worse.
So why don't cities and transit agencies take more advantage of it?
Get ready for the dashboard selfie.
But whether America's cargo capital can support a real urban center remains to be seen.
Why the new Indianapolis terminal will be a model for others to come.
Infrastructure sensors can detect safety hazards, improve traffic flows, and even help generate revenue.
The first of its kind in the U.S., the Tilikum Crossing will reflect the city's enduring transit culture.
The problem isn't geography, demographics, or money—it's federal will.
The state is as likely a place as any to see the future of rail unfold.
Bundling parking with living space structurally raises the cost of urban life.
Rachel Yoka believes parking can be more than what some might call a necessary evil.
Bridj won't compete with Boston public transit, but it could get some commuters of out their cars.
Is the Copenhagen Wheel poised to become the next big thing in alternative urban transportation?
Facing down a determined opposition, Austin is wise to plan for growth with its new rail project—even if that means investing in areas where demand is only starting to arrive.
Knitted footwear technology is poised to enhance sustainability and walkability alike.
The city is paying a steep price to build the much-needed new line, and will pay a steeper one if it fails to finish.