Sarah Goodyear examines the connection between the way we design our streets and the reluctance of parents to let their children play outdoors.
Aug 9, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
With its elegant skyline, walkable streets and stunning parks, Vancouver exemplifies great city-making. Add to the list of achievements the city's ability to reduce traffic by 20 to 30 percent since 2006 while growing its population by 4.5 percent.
Aug 6, 2013 DC.Streetsblog
On the Westside of L.A., where rush hour traffic slows to a crawl on the best days, a proposed transit-oriented development called the 'quintessential example' of smart growth by the Mayor's staff faces opposition to its size and attraction to autos.
Jun 11, 2013 Los Angeles Times
In congested areas where all sorts of traffic are in the mix, modal conflicts can get ugly. Transportation hubs are just the kind of place; pedestrians come and go along with cars, bikes, buses, shuttles, taxis, transferring to/from trains, subways, ferries, and light rail. Buses turn, people c Opinion
May 23, 2013 By
Washington D.C. holds the dubious distinction as the nation's most congested city. As D.C. seeks ways to reduce its traffic, Arlington County, in suburban Virginia, has made great strides in convincing commuters to ditch their cars.
Mar 27, 2013 Transportation Nation
Cities such as Dallas, Denver, Sacramento and Tampa are reversing course on their one-way streets for a number of reasons; but improving traffic flow likely isn't one of them. Eric Jaffe looks at a recent study that upends conventional wisdom.
Feb 3, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
The proposal is simple. Instead of investing billions of dollars more on elaborate infrastructure or trust a corrupted police force, the concept is to nudge this complex system at two targeted points in the city, argues Mitchell Sutika Sipus.
Jan 2, 2013 Humanitarian Space
Comparing wide versus narrow lanes, Kenneth A. Small and Chen Feng Ng examine the relatively unexplored design of building more compact roads to alleviate traffic congestion.
Dec 26, 2012 Access
Jay Walljasper chronicles the decline of lively public spaces in the era of "rampant traffic, proliferating privatization, heightened security...and the internet," and human kind's existential need for protecting and expanding the public realm.
Sep 12, 2012 On The Commons
With New York's fleet of more than 13,000 taxi cabs transmitting Global Positioning System (GPS) data, the city's Department of Transportation has been able to develop a highly detailed picture of traffic patterns in the Big Apple.
Aug 20, 2012 The Wall Street Journal