In this sprawling Bay Area city, more than half the carbon footprint comes from cars and trucks. So the city is focusing on growing its network of safe bike paths—and fast.
By tackling transit, ride sharing, and more, the Texas capital hopes to embrace its big-city identity.
In New York, a tax on driving downtown would also generate sorely needed funding for the transit system that most residents rely on for their daily commutes.
In addition to cutting carbon pollution, Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s climate initiatives could give a boost to public transit and affordable housing options.
California’s proposed bullet train is in trouble, while a Texas project is meeting resistance. What’s going on?
They thought the president might ease up a little on federal fuel-efficiency standards. They didn’t expect him to be so reckless.
In his new book, urban planner Jeff Speck equips citizens with the tools they need to make their cities healthier—by making them more walkable.
How a single light-rail stop transformed a sleepy L.A. suburb into a vibrant, buzzing business hub.
The American people believe in climate change—and are committed to doing something about it.
The Department of Transportation’s TIGER program helps communities thrive by funding innovative transportation projects. Congress shouldn’t let Trump do away with it.
The president wants to relax national fuel efficiency standards and bully states into scuttling their own plans for lower emissions and cleaner air.
Millennials don’t just communicate differently from their baby boomer parents—they commute differently, too.
Shelley Poticha, director of NRDC’s Urban Solutions program, discusses building a better future where we live.