Eric Goldwyn

Eric Goldwyn is a research scholar at New York University’s Marron Institute and an affiliated faculty fellow at NYU Shanghai. His writing on cities has previously appeared in New York magazine and the New Yorker online.

To Build a Better Bus System, Ask a Driver

The people who know buses best have ideas about how to reform the system, according to a survey of 373 Brooklyn bus operators.

Taxing Uber and Lyft to Fund Transit Isn't Fair to Transit

Roads improvements are part of the regular budgeting process. Why not transit?

You Want Congestion Pricing? Be Specific.

It’s every wonk’s favorite traffic-relief prescription. But getting road fees right is really complicated.

Pretty Soon, 'Ride-Sharing' Services Could Actually Help You Share a Ride

Cab-sharing has arrived in a serious way with UberPool and Lyft Line.

The Most Important Transportation Innovation of the Decade Is the Smartphone

So why don't cities and transit agencies take more advantage of it?

Why UberX Will Win in the End

Transportation network companies mirror early 20th century jitneys — except this time they'll survive.

The Limits of Bus Rapid Transit: A Cape Town Case Study

Why BRT isn't right for every city.