Will having kids play with LEGO buses and trams (rather than Hot Wheels) foster the next generation of public-transit advocates?
Chris Williams of Iowa U. has cooked up a bio-oil from plants that can replace the asphalt glue that holds our pavement together -- Bioasphalt.
Gov. Chris Christie's refusal to invest in a piece of major public transit infrastructure is another blow against a modernized transportation system.
After opening several new lines this year, it's got 282 stations and 420 km (261 mi) of lines, compared to 408 km in London and 368 km in New York.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has an ambitious plan to keep raw sewage out of the city's waterways.
The creation of a modern rail network in the United States is becoming just another political football.
Jeanne Park of PBS's Need to Know speaks with Mau about his love of the suburbs, cup holders, and the challenge of rebranding climate change.
Whether you do it with a Mosquito or with old-fashioned security guards, the routine dispersal of teenagers does raise issues about the nature of public space -- the vital essence of a dynamic and productive city.
Hopes were high for a "who's greener?" argument between Seattle Mayor McGinn and Portland Mayor Adams at a recent talk. Alas, the mayors played nice.