Is there a way to accommodate a growing population and its continued need to drive without ending up in a scenario where we all live in the median of a 120-lane highway? Researchers at North Carolina State University found that the U-turn-based intersections of "superstreets" allow better traffic flow, fewer accidents, and potentially more pedestrian safety, without expanding the size of the road.
Within our lifetimes, many of us will have to pioneer a new meaning of what "the good life" really is. People in Detroit are leading the way.
What's sexy about riding the subway? Well, this weekend you got to see a lot of people's underwear and maybe also Jake Gyllenhaal.
Living in a small home without a car limits the amount we consume and pollute. But green living can sometimes get in the way of -- well, green living.
A recent study found that travel has stagnated in eight developed countries, including the U.S. But what about the rest of the world?
Back in October, I started noticing the accusation that Seattle is waging a "war on cars" was popping up an awful lot in the local press, and in suspicious ways. Where did this inflammatory language come from?
A resident of St. Paul, Minn., was disturbed by the condition of the city's sidewalks during the snowy season. She finally got mad enough to act.
Can the historical "character" of a neighborhood be measured somehow, the way that tools like Walk Score measure walkability?
Millions of Americans are hooked on Zynga's new city-building game. Are there any real urban-planning principles at work?