A Madrid man rescues a woman who fainted onto the tracks.
Personal Rapid Transit tries for a comeback.
And other lessons in urbanism from the South American capital.
As Massachusetts governor, Romney was a believer in smart growth, climate change and mass transit. But the same man may not enter the White House, if he wins.
The city's greenest asset – its subway system – also became its greatest weakness this week.
Sometimes embracing free speech means sharing the subway with an ad that churns your stomach.
A new carpool company in France is part of the growing trend.
Researchers find free rides on public transit can spur physical activity in older adults.
The characteristics of the average L.A. transit user depends on what form of transit they use.
How L.A.'s rail system has put more riders on transit.
Officials say 70 to 80 percent of China's planned subway lines are being postponed. What's the country to do?
How futuristic novelty ads unfairly target and take advantage of commuters who can't escape.
Done right, the Olympics can increase a city's public spaces and public transportation use.
Radioactive photographer Nick Veasey works with dangerous wavelengths to reveal the inner beauty of the city.
Taxes on quick car-share trips run as high as 60 percent.
The olympics of bus driving draws stiff competition, and plenty of devoted fans.
New York, San Francisco, Boston, and D.C. top a new ranking of the best cities for transit.
An international duo tries to ride the New York subway from end to end faster than anyone else.
The Bay Area Rapid Transit system is deploying vinyl seats that don't cough up clouds of filth when smacked, like the wool ones do.