When pushing a crosswalk button puts a pedestrian in danger of being hit by a speeding car, the design has failed
The draw of cities and their visual power is in their Layers of Urbanity, a sort of “kid in a candy store” effect that inspires us to see limitless possibilities
The average driver sees other motorists and cyclists as video-game-like obstacles that need to be overcome in order to advance in a game of speed and power
Young people love to stay connected to their digital worlds. Transit has a chance to capitalize on this fact and make our cities better in the process
Bikes and cars may often share the same space… but that doesn’t make them “equal.”
People are quick to point to an empty bus or a half-full train as a waste of public resources… but do we pay as much attention to all those empty rural expressways?
Syracuse had a commuter rail line from 1994-2008. What can we learn from its success and its eventual failure?
Think an electric scooter, e-bike or e-skateboard will replace your car? Unless you live in a major metro with copious access to transit, the limited range of these devices WILL be your biggest issue
People die every day in car crashes with incredibly few calls for cars to be banned. But when mass transit suffers a deadly collusion, or a micro-mobility option incurs a death, citizens cry for changes, restrictions, and outright bans on their use
Uber and Lyft are hurting local transit ridership. But they may be just what regional passenger services like Amtrak and Greyhound need
Amtrak’s CEO says the passenger rail giant will be profitable for the first time in the next 12 months
Nashville has banned e-scooters after a tragic death of a young rider. Using the same logic, I am asking the mayor if he would also consider banning cars.
Brooke took her love of cycling and blended it with her love of her community and a desire to start a unique small business using her cargo trike
Capitalist culture has identified active transportation as a profitable market, further legitimizing its existence
Why it’s so hard to get suburban transit projects done