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.
Standards developed over the past decade offer reasons for optimism.
Three policy lessons for cities trying to achieve more transport equity.
If transit is really to thrive in the United States, agencies need to reconsider their reliance on taxpayer subsidies.
Using "lean" concepts, urban mobility can evolve as rapidly as iPhone apps.
The state's push to end car-first street planning could ripple across the country.
The growing popularity of bike-share represents a shift toward embracing shared-transport networks. But there's a much larger picture to consider.
A Twin Cities-based service based on Minnesota values is embraced by an unexpectedly robust marketplace.
Too many agencies favor suburban commuters over inner-city riders.
But the key question remains: Will metro residents give up their cars?
Can new train service between Miami and Orlando be a model for the rest of the country?
Or, why we should fall in love with ride-share, buses, and walking.
There's not much riding on the Silver Line except the future of the American suburb as we know it.
The seven-part case for operating public transportation as a public utility.
Tough DUI laws can only go so far if we don't give people—especially young people—reasonable alternatives in the first place.
Faster than walking, less of a hassle than biking, and way cheaper than a car.
Handling tomorrow's mega-trends means rethinking today's infrastructure.
As storms increase and sea level rises, a good plan to flee the city becomes a huge part of protecting those who live in it.