Expert discusses the traffic impacts of Uber, Lyft

When John Zimmer took a city planning course in college, he had an epiphany: We've built our communities entirely around cars. As a result, we have more traffic and pollution and fewer green spaces, sidewalks and parks. Determined ...

Six rules for improving city bus services

Public transport that is safe, efficient and effective is a core priority when it comes to city-building. While trains get a lot of attention, buses can also deliver successful public transport services – if we can overcome ...

People are stranded in 'transit deserts' in dozens of US cities

Less than two months after President Donald Trump pledged in his State of the Union Address to "rebuild our crumbling infrastructure," prospects look dim. The Trump administration is asking Congress for ideas about how to ...

Fear of longer commutes puts pressure on US cities to act

At 4:35 a.m. each weekday, Stan Paul drives out of his Southern California suburb with 10 passengers in a van, headed to his job as an undergraduate counselor at the University of California, Los Angeles. Some 80 miles and ...

New York's tech companies makes do after Sandy

(AP)—New York City's bustling technology scene, known as Silicon Alley, was not spared by Hurricane Sandy, which knocked out power lines, devastated the public transit system and left portions of the city flooded.

Apple CEO on maps: 'Extremely sorry' (Update 2)

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company is "extremely sorry" for the frustration its Maps application has caused and it's doing everything it can to make it better. In the meantime, he recommended that people use competing map ...

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