They cost more, and they aren't necessarily any safer.
Cities trying to boost ridership have a few options, but lots of room for improvement.
Five image pairs — and simple rules — courtesy of New York City.
To keep people from falling onto the tracks, New York City is testing lasers. Osaka, Japan, is betting on ropes.
We've made it harder than ever for kids to walk, bike or even play outside and the consequences are dire.
An unusual argument against Big Brother on city streets.
And educators need to figure out ways to encourage social mixing opportunities among students.
A bad idea that won't go away.
A reminder from the data.
Something like trash on the street can rejigger our entire sense of a place.
Yes, homicide-related death rates are higher in urban areas, but you're twice as likely to die in a car crash outside a city.
For starters, they have fewer prospects for moving anywhere else.
Forget the penalties—bike riders shouldn't have to obey laws designed for 4,000-pound automobiles.
For the last two decades, the exact opposite has been true.
Data about traffic accidents that nearly happen could help prevent collisions that actually do.
London Cycling Campaign has a free design tip.
Vancouver-based architect Michael Green is trying to convince the world to construct tall wood buildings.