Is there an upside to today's high gasoline prices?

Pulling up to the pump these days requires a major financial commitment, what with the national average price of gasoline at close to $5 per gallon—and over $6 in California. But while higher gas prices take a bigger bite ...

The most effective ways to reduce car traffic

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have identified the top 12 ways European cities have been able to curb car use and published their results in Case Studies on Transport Policy. The most effective measure was applying ...

Understanding the use of bicycle sharing systems with statistics

Bicycle sharing systems (BSSs) are a popular transport system in many of the world's big cities. Not only do BSSs provide a convenient and eco-friendly mode of travel, they also help reduce traffic congestion. Moreover, bicycles ...

Transit-oriented development causing displacement

Transit-oriented development—which concentrates high-density housing, commercial activities and public spaces around a rapid transit station—can both be a boon and a bane for communities, suggests a new UBC study.

'Snow apocalypse' batters Moscow

A record-breaking snowstorm descended on Moscow on Friday, paralysing traffic, grounding flights and straining efforts of local authorities to respond to the "snow apocalypse".

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