Keith Barry

Keith Barry leads home and car coverage at, and is a regular contributor to Wired's Autopia blog. His work has been featured in several publications including Car and Driver, USA Today, and the Boston Globe. He frequently rides the 96 bus from his home in Medford, Massachusetts.

A Symbol of Spain’s Housing Crisis Finds a Community

Rising costs in nearby Madrid and a lack of available supply have driven families further outside the big city and straight to El Quiñón’s notoriously empty apartments.

All Aboard the DMZ Train

Dorasan Station could one day become a stop on a proposed Trans-Asian Railway. Until then, the sorely underused stop is a reminder of ongoing tension between North and South Korea.

Why Boston's Cash-Strapped Transit System Is Piloting Lower Fares for Students

The MBTA's forthcoming Youth and University passes are the result of years of activism.

The Traffic Lights of Tomorrow Will Actively Manage Congestion

The humble traffic signal is gaining some new responsibilities.

What I Learned Riding One of Those New Private City Buses

Bridj won't compete with Boston public transit, but it could get some commuters of out their cars.

Will High-Tech Mass Transit Fares Leave Too Many Riders Behind?

Equity concerns surround a new ticket and schedule app coming to Long Island.

The Race Is On for the Transit Ticket of Tomorrow

The next-generation fare card will definitely be much more than a fare card. But what, exactly?