The Green New Deal is really about designing an entirely new world
It involves unbuilding our mistakes—and building an equitable, just, and sustainable future.
Why we need to reframe the rules of transportation design
Centering ethics, equity, and empathy is a "moral imperative," says Toole Design.
Delivery trucks are hurting cities. Can making them smaller help?
A chilling Amazon investigation shows the importance of "rightsizing" vehicles on city streets.
How lagging late-night transit harms vulnerable workers
A new study details how night-shift workers suffer from poor transit options—and ways to make the overnight commute better
Only one candidate is talking seriously about transportation. Everyone should be
It’s not just our fossil fuel dependence that needs to be addressed, it’s our car dependence.
London Underground will harness waste heat to warm homes
The city just announced that it would begin harnessing waste heat from its Northern line to warm up offices, community centers, and homes in the borough of Islington.
Why inclusive cities start with safe streets
New design guidelines from the American Society of Landscape Architects show us how to build them.
Classy e-bike is designed like a luxe vintage car
You could think of the $6,995 ride as the Rolls Royce of e-bikes.
Can Uber and Lyft ever be profitable?
Uber’s road to profitability just got $5.2 billion further away.
Houston’s $7 billion solution to gridlock is more highways
A "Texas-sized" expansion of highways finds the sprawling city laying out a blueprint for more cars
Repurposing abandoned shared bikes into furniture
What happens to all the bikes when they get old? Or are simply abandoned? If it’s up to designer Qiang Huang, the leftover parts will become raw material for furniture.
How mayoral candidate Randi Dorman gets around Tucson
The real estate developer is out campaigning by bike, on foot, and in a solar-powered car—in the 100-degree heat.
Tesla’s Semi truck reimagined as a luxury RV
The #vanlife community has other plans for the Tesla Semi truck launching next year.
Dutch city transforms bus stops with bee-friendly green roofs
City officials sought to bolster local bee health by topping over 300 bus stops with greenery.
France’s solar roadway experiment has failed
After nearly three years of use, Normandy’s photovoltaic highway is delivering disappointing results.
Climate mayors ask Congress for swifter transportation action
In a Senate committee hearing, five U.S. mayors say they need more federal support to hit their emissions goals.
Trump admin holding back billions in transit funding, say congressional critics
At D.C. hearing, critics claim capital grants appropriated for critical projects haven’t been given to local transit agencies.
Pedestrian deaths keep rising in the U.S. Can Congress reverse the trend?
A proposed federal bill would require states to set aside highway funds for safer streets
Bicycle Architecture Biennale celebrates bike-friendly urban design
The exhibition features 15 projects from nine countries, all sharing different solutions for making cities more amenable to cyclists.
How bicycle ambassador Courtney Cobbs gets around Chicago
A hula-hooping cyclist’s quest for more bike lanes—and more bus lanes, too.
Sick of traffic? Get cities to invest in bikes and mass transit, says report
New data on congestion shows how complete streets and a multimodal approach helps every commuter.
Why Walmart parking lots are perfect for electric vehicle chargers
Most Americans make at least one trip to Walmart per year.
Bird unveils Cruiser minibike for two
Are you sitting down? Scooter leader debuts a larger, seated vehicle.
State transportation departments need to give up on cars
Maryland’s plan to expand its highways is part of a troubling pattern
Old-school Fiat 500 gets the electric car treatment
Milan design studio Garage Italia refurbished the old-school model, replacing its combustion engine with an electric drivetrain.
Boring Company’s $48M Tunnel Under Vegas Will Travel Less Than a Mile
From the convention center to... the convention center
Can the U.S. curb gas-powered cars by 2040?
Federal legislation complemented by city policies could help the country go electric for good.
Electric bus adoption has lots of roadblocks: New reports offer solutions
New research from the World Resources Institute offers a roadmap for electrifying mass transit.
Women on wheels
The bicycle’s feminist legacy has faded, but modern feminists are fighting for cycling again.
Report: U.S. addiction to building new roads eating up money needed for maintenance
Constructing new U.S. roads and highways, at the expense of basic repairs, is wasting taxpayers dollars.
Solar-powered bus station is a public transit dream
A new bus station in the Netherlands shows how to modernize public transportation.
Bike lanes need barriers, not just paint
Cities shouldn’t let their cyclists get run over.
Uber, Lyft drivers striking in major cities to protest low pay
Demands for better pay come as companies hold billion-dollar IPOs.
High-speed rail in the U.S. has new promise, and new pitfalls
Even Sir Richard Branson’s Florida adventure can’t disguise the deep challenges facing modern train travel.
Uber for trains? New feature allows Denver riders to book transit with app
Launching in Denver today with in-app ticketing coming soon, new feature aims to make app better last mile solution.
How NUMTOT founder Juliet Eldred gets around Boston
Bike-commuting, T-riding, and monorail-tweeting with the transit-oriented 20-something
The classic Ford Bronco goes all-electric
Electric automotive company Zero Labs recently showed off a souped up sustainable version of the SUV that runs 100 percent on electricity.
How five cities are expanding bike share to underserved communities
Making car-free options available, and more welcoming, to all riders.