A start-up called Urban Engines believes data analysis and commuter lotteries can help cities reduce congestion.
Why the brain has such a hard time considering all travel options.
We're attracted to the stability of bus and rail fares — not just their lower cost.
Tough policies are the ones that would truly change commuter habits, but we're barely seeing them.
A follow-up on our analysis of The New York Times series on state and local incentives to business.
States, cities and counties give away $80 billion per year, but that doesn't seem to create stronger economies or lower unemployment.
There have been more films shot in cities like Detroit and New Orleans in the last couple of years than ever before
Incentivizing compliance for things like speeding or picking up dog poo can be a win for cities and residents, at least in the short run