It’s never been easy to design a map of the city’s underground transit network. But soon, critics say, legibility concerns will demand a new look.
From New York City to Santiago, public transit plays an increasingly central role in debates over social equity, inclusion, and who should get the right to ride.
TransitCenter’s Steven Higashide has created a how-to guide to help city leaders and public transportation advocates save struggling bus systems.
A Boston nonprofit called CultureHouse is demonstrating how empty storefronts can be transformed into instant “social infrastructure.”
The largest transit agency in the U.S. is building a mixed-use development next to a commuter rail station north of Manhattan.
A first-of-its-kind law will give the city data on small businesses fleeing the city as retail rents skyrocket. But skeptics fear that won’t be enough.
Chef/transit advocate Madison Butler landed a paid internship to ride Amtrak around the nation to eat local food—and convince Congress to boost passenger rail funding.
In a booming city, the din of new construction and traffic can be intolerable. Enter Hush City, an app to map the sounds of silence.
The ride-hailing company’s plan to offer Manhattan-to-JFK helicopter shuttles overshadows the public-transit alternative that would help many more travelers.
As ridership tanks, New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority is hiking fares. Does that ever work? Experts sound off on how to price the bus and subway fairly.
From congestion pricing to rezoning, there are all kinds of tools that could tap New York City’s vast wealth to properly maintain its transit system.
For decades, the city has mulled rent control for small businesses. As the city’s wealthiest areas fill with vacant shops, lawmakers are taking another look.
Riders in New York City’s poorest borough gave the MTA an earful about how to fix their system.
Uber is determined to put its reckless image in the past as it rolls out a host of new security-related features this week.
What's the best way to get from Brooklyn to Queens during rush hour: bike, Uber, taxi, subway, bus, or electric moped?
The disaster has focused attention on the state of infrastructure built during the nation’s postwar boom.
The founders of Revel, an e-scooter-share startup, think U.S. cities are ready for a bigger, faster kind of boosted bike.
The strategy: Keep free-range riders off Citi Bike’s turf.
The MTA’s ambitious bus overhaul plan has long-suffering transit advocates giddy. Now comes the hard part.
Local transportation and utility projects could sure use federal assistance. But these mayors are going it alone.
Besieged by commuters taking Waze-powered shortcuts, Leonia, New Jersey, closed its side streets to non-residents. Not everyone is happy with the results.