SharedStreets offers an open-source solution to help taxis, buses, pedestrians, bikers, and ride-sharing services coexist curbside.
As the example of Seattle shows, it helps when employers try to persuade workers not to drive.
The company sells a somewhat uneasy combination of capitalist ambition and cooperative warmth.
Big-data predictions don't always line up with reality.
It's simple: Charge people to bring cars onto city streets during rush hour.
Researchers must devise workarounds, sometimes even recording the cost and travel time of their own rides.
A sister company of the tech giant wants to help develop—and then collect data on—a waterfront neighborhood in Toronto.
A big investment blueprint is expected next month, and it might stretch local governments’ already-stretched budgets.
The city’s traffic woes owe in part to more people choosing private transit over public.
For progressive politics, San Francisco was once a city upon a hill. Now it’s rich people squabbling over one.
For years Arlington was the largest metropolis with no major transportation system. Now, it’s experimenting with microtransit in lieu of more-conventional options.
A new “trackless train” shows that commuters have a long way to go before embracing a perfectly good form of transit.
A new retrospective looks at a group of young photographers who infiltrated academic slide libraries with radical images of a changing city.
The case for a fully autonomous escape plan
Food insecurity has become normalized among American adolescents—who are also particularly vulnerable to its risks.
A new report identifies 50 places where schools are geographically adjacent but resourcefully juxtaposed.
A city that’s long struggled to stay dry embraces its inner swamp.
At the Vatican Observatory, these women were part of a global attempt to map the night sky.
An obsession with disruption has obscured the work that goes into just keeping everything up and running.
Looking back at a few of the women who quietly made their mark on cartography