traffic

scootergeddon

Scooters Reveal Urban America's Transportation Crisis

Electric scooters are fun, but nobody knows what to do with them yet.
Ankita Rao
10.18.18
Moveable

5 Changes Cities Can Make Right Now to Reduce Cyclist Deaths

Lower speed limits, sensor technology, and segregated bike lanes can help.
Tracey Lindeman
6.26.18
Moveable

Urban Gondolas Offer Low-Tech Relief to Traffic-Jammed Cities

Boston, Toronto, and New York City look to the skies to solve congestion.
Tracey Lindeman
3.28.18
BTA

Meet the Spreadsheet That Can Solve NYC Transit (and the Man Who Made It)

Charles Komanoff's 'Balanced Transportation Analyzer' is the most comprehensive accounting possible of how a congestion charge in Manhattan would affect New York City.
Aaron Gordon
11.17.17
traffic

This Game Simulates the Absurdity of Designing Freeway Intersections

'Freeways' probably won’t solve traffic congestion, but it’s a good time.
Jason Johnson
9.20.17
not-so-driverless cars

We Talked to a Driver Who Disguised Himself as a Car Seat

Do people freak out at the sight of a driverless car?
Samantha Cole
9.14.17
reptile love

This Small Town in Canada Spent 10 Years and $2.7 Million to Save Turtles

A community bands together for the love of reptiles.
Bryson Masse
5.26.17
Pee Wee

IT’S REALLY HARD FOR BIRDS TO TALK OVER ALL THIS NOISE

City traffic is so loud birds can barely talk over it.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.18.17
machine learning

New AI Algorithm Beats Even the World's Worst Traffic

Only 10 percent of cars would have to be connected for it to work.
Michael Byrne
3.27.17
humans of the year

São Paulo’s Traffic Jams Are So Bad, It Made Mariana Avezum Design a Hyperloop Pod

The 27-year-old is still motivated by the legendarily bad congestion she experienced during her youth. Now she's helping build an alternate form of transit.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
3.24.17
Los Angeles

It's Official: Elon Musk Will Start Digging a Tunnel Under Los Angeles

Following meeting with President Trump.
Ben Sullivan
1.25.17
studies

Spending Time Around Traffic Is Literally Destroying Your Brain

New research finds a marked increase in dementia among those living by busy roadways.
Michael Byrne
1.21.17
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