10 Mar 2019

Which US Cities Make It Easiest To Commute Without A Car?

A new study examines 20 American cities and finds most are sorely lacking in non-car

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15 Feb 2019

Bike-Friendly Cities Should Be Designed For Everyone, Not Just For Wealthy White Cyclists

Designing for bikes has become a hallmark of forward-looking modern cities worldwide. Bike-friendly city ratings

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04 Dec 2018

How To Turn A Car Town Into A Cycling City

As the home of Royal Philips Electronics for more than 125 years, the southern Netherlands

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13 Nov 2018

Why Walkable Cities Are Good For The Economy, According To A City Planner

People spend more money when cities are less vehicle-oriented. You’ve probably seen the term “walkability”

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08 Oct 2018

Do Cities Have Too Much Parking?

Minimum parking requirements create more parking than is needed. This in turn encourages more driving

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28 Sep 2018

Why US Public Transportation Is So Bad — And Why Americans Don’t Care

The US has bad public transit, but you probably already know that. While some cities

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05 Sep 2018

How To Build Global Cities Without So Many Cars

Expanding public transportation, walking, and biking in cities could save more than $100 trillion in

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31 Aug 2018

Preparing Your City For The Electric Vehicle Surge? Ask Oslo.

An automobile revolution is coming our way – only you might have trouble hearing it

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23 Aug 2018

The Electrification Of Transport Could Transform Our Future – If We Are Prepared For It

Electric vehicles (EVs) are set to change everything about how energy is consumed and supplied.

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13 Aug 2018

The Good & The Bad Of Driverless Cars For Cities

The age of driverless cars is rapidly approaching, and no one seems to know what

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26 Jul 2018

‘This Waterfront Needs A Highway’: The Huge Mistakes Cities Keep Making

Why don’t cities learn from the mistakes others have made? We list the terrible ideas

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30 May 2018

Why Do Traffic Jams Sometimes Form For No Reason?

If you’ve ever driven on a highway, you’ve probably seen it happen. Traffic slows to

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24 May 2018

The Transportation Problem No One Is Talking About

Right now, most self-driving cars–like those being developed by Google or Uber–can only operate in

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16 May 2018

Copenhagen Mastermind Jan Gehl Isn’t Sold On ‘Smart’ Cities

Architect and planner Jan Gehl looks back on how he helped transform Copenhagen into one

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10 May 2018

Love The Bus, Save Your City

Talk of the transportation future is focused on the next shiny thing. But one old

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20 Apr 2018

How The World’s First Subway System Was Built

It was the dawn of 1863, and London’s not-yet-opened subway system — the first of

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06 Apr 2018

Which are The Best Public Transit-Friendly Cities in America?

Living in a city that has great public transit access can be a big bonus

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02 Apr 2018

The Stockholm Metro: World’s Most Beautiful Underground System

The underground in Sweden’s capital city is not just a public transportation system but the world’s

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07 Mar 2018

Why Buses Could Be History, Sooner Than You Think

In 1890, no one foresaw the rise of the internal combustion engine: horses were the

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08 Feb 2018

10 Ways You May Be Commuting In The Future

It is somewhat safe to say that, without transportation, we wouldn’t have gotten anywhere. The

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15 Nov 2017

The Top 10 U.S. Cities With the Best Public Transit

Finding a home with easy access to public transit is a wonderful thing. In the

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10 Nov 2017

How Our Choices For Holiday Trips Affect Air Travel’s Sustainability

You might think that the 100% increases in charges drivers pay for dropping people off at airports

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08 Nov 2017

Owning A Car Will Soon Be A Thing Of The Past

The idea that we will surrender our prized motors can look far-fetched. But as cities

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07 Nov 2017

Who Wins When A City Gets Smart?

Last year, Columbus, Ohio, won a $50 million grant for high-tech transportation innovation, with a

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03 Nov 2017

When Artificial Intelligence Rules The City

When we think of the city of the future, we might think about flying cars and scenes

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23 Oct 2017

What Our Cities Need To Do To Be Truly Liveable For All

Urban planners, governments and developers are increasingly interested in making cities “liveable”. But what features

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18 Sep 2017

Top 12 Best Public Transportation In Major U.S. Cities

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which oversees the Long Island Rail

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30 Aug 2017

Top 10 Best Subway Systems Of The World

If you’ve ever been to a busy metropolitan area with a subway system, you know

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12 Jun 2017

Britain, A Biking Highway Pioneer, In The 1930, Needs Revival

In the 1930s, the U.K. built a massive network of state-of-the-art bike trails. Now the

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08 Jun 2017

As Trump Dumps Paris Accord, U.S Cities Must Now Take Its Own Lead

Build dense. Build near transit. Rinse and repeat. President Trump’s decision to pull out of

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06 Jun 2017

To Ride the Subway of the Future, All You Need Is Your Face

Biometric markers could replace physical payment methods, speeding entry for passengers (and discouraging fare evaders).

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03 May 2017

Groove Out To New York Transit With the ‘Multimodal Symphony’

A chaotic animation portrays a full day of New York traffic, from buses to taxis

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28 Apr 2017

In Netherlands, Cyclists Go With The Flow With ‘Flo’

A system called “Flo” system uses cute creatures to tell cyclists to speed up or

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20 Mar 2017

Can a Bike Bridge Make Miami Safer for Cyclists?

Advocates hope this long elevated pathway is just the first step toward changing the city’s

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15 Mar 2017

Why Car-Free Cities Aren’t Right Around the Corner

Cities are trying to curb people’s driving habits, but most Americans aren’t ready to give

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13 Mar 2017

Are You Aware Of The Low-Cost Solution to Traffic?

Instead of building expensive roads, we should be building housing that limits how far people

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21 Feb 2017

How Much It Really Costs You To Drive To Work

With more and more workers moving to the cities, megaregions are expanding, and as they

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27 Dec 2016

How To Untangle Zillions Of Virtual Clutter In Travel Options

TransitScreen, a real-time transportation display, is trying to untangle the visual clutter of multimodal mobility.

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02 Dec 2016

The U.S. Has New Mega-Regions And It Challenges Daily Commutes

As economic centers grow in size and importance, determining their boundaries has become more crucial.

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13 Oct 2016

Does Transit Always Increase Land Value?

Cities are harnessing future land values to pay for new infrastructure. But the research behind

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26 Sep 2016

Renegade Bike Lanes: It Always Takes An Activist In San Francisco

After two cyclists were killed in hit-and-runs on the same day, the SFMTrA grabbed traffic

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23 Sep 2016

Singapore Spearheading Driverless Taxis You Can Grab Soon

The city of Singapore has singed a new deal in partnership with automotive supplier Delphi

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07 Sep 2016

China’s Elevated Bus: Future Concepts Of The Past Made Into Reality Today

Traffic — one of the major consequences of living in the big city. It’s the

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25 Aug 2016

Just When You Thought You’d Love A Tokyo Subway Ride

The Japanese rail network is known throughout the world for its superiority and punctuality. In

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19 Aug 2016

Commute Like A Billionaire In These Top 5 Cities

Planning on going on a vacation? Not interested in spending your time on the streets

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31 Jul 2016

How Our Future Car-Free Cities Will Be Spirit(ual)

You go out of your house. Going to work, off to the store to buy

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25 Jul 2016

The Subway System New Yorkers Have Been Waiting For

New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo reveals his plan for a redesign to the city’s subway

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08 Jul 2016

Where The Sea Meets The Sky Is Not The Horizon

Airports need a lot of space, but in the places most in need of air

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08 Jun 2016

How We Treat Bike-Share Determines It’s Fate, Helsinki’s Answer

Earlier this month, Helsinki launched a new bike-share program wholly integrated with the rest of

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26 May 2016

A Bus For Cars? Hmmm… A Cleaner Future From Ideas Past

First dreamed up in 1969, the bus may help Chinese cities ease traffic and curb

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