Cities and citizens alike are waging war against map apps.
E-bikes could be the future of urban transit, but no one wants to let them on the road.
A nonprofit is calling for the US to redouble its commitment to helping developing countries prepare for new infectious diseases.
You swipe again. The machine asks you to swipe again at the same turnstile. This can go on for hours, until you beg an MTA employee to let you through. That’s the cursed MetroCard experience, and as of this week, its days are numbered.
A driver, a transportation official, and a transit advocate explain why Seattle recently saw one of the biggest citywide increases in passenger numbers.
The solution to disaster relief should be easy: fund public services.
Why did police and local reporters rush to blame a 14-year-old girl struck by a speeding driver in a marked crosswalk?
Officials at Magellan Midstream Partners claim floodwaters made them underestimate the magnitude of the oil spill at Galena Park.
After Hurricane Irma, Florida worries about debris contaminated with toxic chemicals.
In the age of climate change, the American coastal metropolis has been slow to adapt to the growing threat of storms and floods.
On-the-street solutions for improving five American cities, with accessibility and mobility in mind.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Texas will have an untold supply of trash, and it will have to go somewhere.
Here's the latest information about rainfall totals, rescues, infrastructure and the victims of the unprecedented flooding in the Houston area.
As if our world wasn’t as messed up as we already know it to be, NYC’s Transport Workers Union is claiming that the MTA stores dead bodies cleaned up off of subway tracks in worker break rooms.
Despite its potential, 95 percent of U.S. cohousers are white, 82 percent identify as Democrats, and 66 percent hold a graduate degree, according to one study.
Millions of bananas arrive every week in New York City. It takes a lot to get them from the boat to the bodega.
Subway stations’ complex tunnel systems are a mystery even to most regular riders. Architect Candy Chan's new x-ray maps demystify the paths in and around them.
"I do believe the system has gotten worse this year," says Rich Barone, vice president of the Regional Plan Association. "I wouldn't disagree with that."
One of California’s largest cities is also its emptiest.
For a Mickey Mouse theme park built on hopes and dreams, the sight of a growing number of homeless people sleeping on nearby bus stop benches was too much for City Hall.
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