High-speed vactrains might be the ticket for a Martian colony. As a practical transit investment for Earth, the technology has a long way to go.
Just a few decades ago, Santiago’s Mapocho River was known for its terrible odor. Now, the shore will have its own state-of-the-art cycling track, thanks to years of work and pressure by regular citizens.
Some states shoulder the lion’s share of state and local road costs; others lean on Uncle Sam.
A new bike-share program launches in Bhopal, but Indian cyclists still face huge obstacles.
Traffic in Hawaii’s capital is terrible, but construction on a rail system may now cost as much as $13 billion while alleviating road congestion by as little as one percent.
Investing in roads, bridges, and tunnels offers a better bang for the buck than any tax cut out there, at a time when both economic growth and political victories are in short supply for Congress.
How did the small Dutch city of Nijmegen conquer car traffic?
New research piles on the unpleasant effects of hotter air on plane travel.
Get ready to have your subway behavior corrected by cute dogs, cats, and a sneezing panda.
What happens when city residents go to war against cycling infrastructure?
Turning more and more infrastructure projects over to outside companies makes citizens more like customers.
A morning roundup of the day’s news.
The Trump administration is distancing itself from the Gateway Project, which will only get more expensive to fund.
How do you future-proof railway stations, metro hubs, and bus terminals? Urban planner Caroline Bos has a few pointers.
Connecting a number of rapidly densifying neighborhoods, the 504 King will finally get priority over cars along a central portion of its journey thanks to a one-year, $1.5 million pilot study starting this fall.
The story: Robert Moses ordered engineers to build the Southern State Parkway’s bridges extra-low, to prevent poor people in buses from using the highway. The truth? It’s a little more complex.
The $15 fee on new bikes is a strange way for the state to prioritize active transit.
In search of apps for commuters who can’t keep their eyes open
If you believe them, there will be a lot of self-driving cars on the road by 2020.
Which U.S. counties have the fastest travel times to work, and where do the roads seem paved with molasses?
An urban researcher shows how "mobility space" favors cars.