transportation

8.12.19

New York City’s New Ride-Hail Rules Fail to Fight Uber

In an attempt to fight poverty and congestion, the city may end up hurting drivers.

7.3.19

Revel Mopeds Won't Fix the Transit Crisis and Might Get People Killed

Still, some people clearly find the thrill of the ride too much to pass up.

5.29.19

New York City’s War on Bikes Is Dangerous for Workers and the Environment

Bill de Blasio says he's environmentally friendly, but he runs a city that actively antagonizes bikers.

4.25.19

Lyft and Uber Want to Fund Better Roads...for Lyft and Uber

Rideshare companies are investing in public infrastructure, but only when it helps their bottom line.

4.11.19

We Need to Completely Redesign Curbs

Crowded curbsides cause a huge amount of traffic and congestion in our cities. Could "flex zones" help?

4.3.19

Repairing All the ‘Structurally Deficient’ Bridges in the US Would Take More Than 80 Years

Every day roughly 178 million people in the US travel over bridges in need of “urgent” repair.

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3.26.19

Is Congestion Pricing the New Sweeping Regulation We Need?

On April 1, New York state will pass its annual budget. Experts say this might be the year that the state finally passes congestion pricing. The question is whether legislators can do it ethically.

3.13.19

Someone's Going to Get Killed Charging Those E-Scooters

Companies like Lime and Bird encourage competition among contractors, which subjects them to the threat of physical violence for little pay.

3.7.19

Can a Ridehailing App Be Ethical?

Via pays its drivers more than any other company, focuses on environmentally friendly practices, and wants to decrease traffic congestion. But is there a catch?

1.30.19

NYC's Inaccessible Subway System Is a Reproductive Rights Issue

Malaysia Goodson fell to her death while carrying her child and a stroller on a subway staircase on Monday. Some advocates believe her death is an example of why access to public transportation is a reproductive right.

12.13.18

Meet the Students Trying to Make the Dream of a Hyperloop a Reality

The real story of the hyperloop's origins and its future.

12.13.18

Meet the Students Trying to Make the Dream of a Hyperloop a Reality

The real story of the hyperloop's origins and its future.

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