It comes down to carrots and sticks.
Tough policies are the ones that would truly change commuter habits, but we're barely seeing them.
This new tool can help us understand how people respond to urban spaces before they're built.
Attitudes toward public transportation and concerns about safety have a huge influence over whether or not a person rides.
Active travelers like walkers have a more complete sense of space than passive ones.
A trial in Berlin found that people stopped worrying their battery would run out after about 12 weeks with an EV.
That person you often see on the bus? Scientists are pinpointing exactly how often you're running into them.
Not all cultures agree on what it means to be generous.
French pedestrians take more "risks" at crosswalks than the Japanese, says a new study.
A contest in Ohio gets 4,000 kids biking more than 52,000 miles, while keeping roughly 57,292 pounds of carbon dioxide out of the air.
People have an especially hard time ignoring half a conversation because we can't predict what's coming next.
A new study finds that they do — to a very considerable extent.
Cory Bortnicker takes a humorous approach to enforcing sidewalk etiquette.
The "car effect" explains why so many people choose to drive even when it's not in their best interest.
A quarter of car commuters gave up their parking permits after a recent trial in Boston.
New research suggests people drive more after transit is targeted, even though the choice actually elevates their safety risk.
A new study finds that moving a lot leads to loneliness — but also leads us to expand our social networks.
Most of us know better than to read and drive, but we’ve all been guilty of bad behavior at one point or another.
Studies suggest city dwellers are meaner than their suburban counterparts. Here's what the researchers don't understand.