Like Confederate monuments, President Trump’s vision of a massive wall along the Mexican border is about propaganda and racial oppression, not national security.
After losing a $2.9 billion light-rail project, the transit-dependent city got a rebooted bus system. But ridership and reliability has barely budged.
Most U.S. cities leave the responsibility of sidewalk snow removal to homeowners, landlords, and businesses. The result: endangered pedestrians.
Many of the administration’s most famous policies are impediments to affordable construction.
Thousands of air-traffic controllers and TSA employees continue to work without pay. It’s unfair—and it’s potentially dangerous.
In Harare, Zimbabwe, mothers going about daily tasks have few good options for travel. Here's how we make it work.
Despite ride-hailing’s promise, vehicle ownership (and traffic) is on the rise in America’s biggest, most transit-oriented cities. So how is mobility really changing?
The mega-complex of middle-income housing in the Bronx, which just turned 50, offers a (mostly) successful alternative to the speculative housing market.
If London doesn’t learn to value and protect nightlife, the city that birthed drum ‘n bass, the Rolling Stones, and Ronnie Scott’s will lose its diversity.
Populism was reclaimed by American progressives, as citizen-initiated ballot measures and a Poor People’s Campaign took aim at poverty and voter suppression.
Sam Adams, Sarah Deer, Stephen Goldsmith, Sarah Ichioka, Emeka Okereke, Rhonda Vonshay Sharpe, Katie Wells, and David Zipper weigh in.
This month, Nairobi tried to ban matatus from the city center. As the privately owned buses are many Kenyans’ only travel option, the ban lasted only a day.
Philadelphia’s East Passyunk Avenue teems with visitors to trendy shops and restaurants. Nobody can say when or why a stereotypical Native American image came to represent it.
The New York Times is the latest outlet to ask “can rural America be saved?” They’re asking the wrong question.
American Community Survey data shows that New Yorkers stay in apartments, including rent-regulated ones, for longer than most, leaving little room for newcomers.
A lesson from Paris: Policies that reduce climate emissions at the expense of the economically disadvantaged are unsustainable.
Bill de Blasio and other city officials are heading for commuting calamity by failing to properly plan a coherent vision for subways, buses, e-bikes, and ride-hailing.
Calling on federal government to regulate economic incentives is a cop-out. It’s time for America’s big cities and mayors to stand up to companies like Amazon.
It’s not just hate crimes. Muslim women in Dearborn, Michigan, say they face subtle and non-subtle discrimination while going about their daily activities.
Gerrymandering and U.S. Senate composition diminish the power of urban voters. For Rahm Emanuel’s proposed urban-suburban coalition to succeed, this must change.
For transport to truly enhance quality of life in a city, one regional agency should have jurisdiction over everything transportation-related in a metro area.