New technologies like dockless e-scooters can generate unexpected harms—but regulations aren’t always the answer.
Uber drivers in Europe and the U.S. are fighting for access to their personal data. Whoever wins the lawsuit could get to reframe the terms of the gig economy.
Indianapolis is set to unveil a potentially transformative all-electric bus rapid transit line, along with a host of major public transportation upgrades.
The largest transit agency in the U.S. is building a mixed-use development next to a commuter rail station north of Manhattan.
The company promoted its TV show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel with a day of throwback 1959-style prices in Los Angeles. What could go wrong?
In the U.S., getting to the beach usually means driving. But some sandy shores can still be reached by train, subway, and bus.
With 25,000 students and the nation’s highest transportation costs, the Boston Public School District needed a better way to get kids to class.
Warren Logan, a Bay Area transportation planner, has new ideas about how to truly engage diverse communities in city planning. Hint: It starts with listening.
In the 1970s, the signature fat-tired mobility mode of beach towns managed to turn vacationers into bicycle riders.
Cycling advocates have proposed a network of bicycle paths connecting the suburbs and city center, comparing their plan to the region’s rapid transit system.
New York City’s MTA is planning to extend a successful program that increases transit equity by pegging discounts to underserved locations rather than people.
Proposition 105, a ballot measure funded in part by groups tied to the Koch brothers, threatens to halt long-planned extensions to the booming Arizona city’s transit system.
The German capital will experiment with banning cars on two popular retail streets—but it’s being notably more cautious than its European counterparts.
U.S. cities are dropping urban speed limits in an effort to boost safety and lower crash rates. But the benefits of less-rapid urban mobility don’t end there.
A new analysis by the ride-hailing giants sheds some light on a long-asked question about their congestion impacts on U.S. cities.
Companies say their rides are “Earth-friendly” and “carbon free,” but lots of cars are used to keep the scooters charged.
The traffic safety app Nexar’s new “Live Map” feature lets anyone peek in on near-real-time video footage of city streets.
To reduce emissions from air travel, Germany’s Green Party wants to eliminate the need for domestic flights by making big investments in trains.
Traffic, smog, and lack of sidewalks make the Indonesian megacity hard on pedestrians. But foot-friendly infrastructure is finally coming.
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.
A photo of a strip of fast-food outlets and gas stations is used to critique the sameness of the American landscape. But it could only be one place on Earth.