A start-up called Urban Engines believes data analysis and commuter lotteries can help cities reduce congestion.
The project's been a huge early success, but the mass transit component is lagging, and there are already affordability concerns along completed portions of the trail.
The sharing economy meets office space with Breather.
Despite modest success, most systems have neither increased mass transit commute share nor the vitality of city centers.
Tough policies are the ones that would truly change commuter habits, but we're barely seeing them.
It's possible, and sooner than you'd think.
The passenger rail provider has lost $609 million on snacks and beverage service since 2006.
California is on its way, and the Midwest, the Northeast Corridor, and Texas all have plans of their own.
Turns out the train operator was on the phone.
How something so statistically unlikely managed to captivate our imaginations.
Happy 50th, Nordlandsbanen!
Soaring fuel costs, recession cutbacks, and high road taxes mean many are leaving their cars at home.
Bamboo trains are apparently a relatively common sight in rural Cambodia.
A station-by-station map of poverty, crowded housing and employment.
Transport modes should be evaluated on their "productive time," not just travel time.
Some notes on six weeks of travel in and around Japan's great city.
We'd love to get from New York to Beijing in 2 hours, but we won't hold our breath.