walking

A Photographer Walks Through Tulsa

Mike Simons of the Tulsa World is traveling on foot in the parts of his city that most people drive through as fast as they can.

How One Suburb Made School Buses Obsolete

The key is density, and locating schools in the town's core.

The Next Century of Sustainable Communities Will Be Organized Around Transportation

The era of transit-oriented development and "networked livable communities" has arrived.

The Easy Way to Fix Your City's Transportation System

It comes down to carrots and sticks.

This Video Brilliantly Captures Our Fear of Walking In Sync With Strangers

A dramatization of an unspoken sidewalk struggle.

This Is Your Brain on Cars

Paul Salopek is sharing his insights during a seven-year walk around the world.

How Your Mode of Travel Shapes Your Mental Map

Active travelers like walkers have a more complete sense of space than passive ones.

An Intriguingly Detailed Animation of How People Move Around a City

Watch the commuting patterns of New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

One Sociologist's Epic Quest: Walk New York City, All 120,000 Blocks

A 6,000 mile journey.

The U.S. Cities Where the Fewest Commuters Get to Work By Car

And where bike commuting has been growing the fastest.

A Ridiculous Number of Us Have No Clue How Much We Walk Every Day

Americans are also the worst at this.

Distracted Walking Puts 1,500 People Into the Hospital a Year

Injuries to pedestrians on their cell phones have climbed steadily since 2005, according to a new study.

5 Minutes in the Life of a Sidewalk

A clever data visualization of how we move through shared space.

How You Cross the Street Largely Depends on Where You're From

French pedestrians take more "risks" at crosswalks than the Japanese, says a new study.

The Best Idea Yet To Get People to Curb Their Junk Food Consumption

Are you listening, Mayor Bloomberg?

A Subway Map for Pedestrians

Courtesy of the Spanish city of Pontevedra.

A Map for All Possible Routes

How to get where you're going by foot, by car, by transit and bike, all on one map.

For Pedestrians, Cities Have Become the Wilderness

The ugly truth about what Marchetti’s Constant means for walkers almost everywhere.

Somehow We're Walking More and Walking Less At the Same Time

More U.S. adults are walking than they were five years ago, but they're doing it for a smaller amount of total time.