The private car is the default transport option for many families. This reduces physical activity and increases greenhouse gas emissions, with unhealthy results for their children and the environment.
New anti-sickness technology is needed for driverless cars to deliver on the promise of letting us read, work or watch films while we travel.
Do high fuel economy requirements make the US auto fleet less safe? The Trump administration says yes and is moving to freeze these standards, but auto experts and US car makers disagree.
Bumps in the road are dangerous, expensive and difficult to fix.
Torontonians have been experiencing pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities since the advent of the automobile. The one way to stop the deaths is to ban cars but since that won't happen, what can be done?
From the 1930s to the 1960s, 'The Negro Motorist's Green Book' and 'Travelguide: Vacation and Recreation Without Humiliation' offered African-American roadtrippers lists of black-friendly businesses.
If the insect wants to stay right in front of your nose, it must fly forwards just a little bit when the car is speeding up. But when the car is at constant speed, it only needs to hover.
'The Mother Road' is one step closer to becoming a National Historic Trail, which would allocate funds for struggling towns along the original Route 66.
A lecturer in transport engineering weighs in on one of the greatest debates of our time.
Far from setting us free, autonomous vehicles are set to enable new forms of surveillance and oppression.
Transport policies in European cities are on a collision course with the tech industry's ambitions for self-driving cars.
Collisions at intersections between motor vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians cause many deaths and injuries. Design that considers how each group approaches intersections improves everyone's safety.
Everyone doesn't simply wait their turn at traffic lights. Signals are set up to enable a 'green wave' for cars and adjust to heavy traffic, making walkers wait longer no matter how many there are.
For 30 years, it’s been the best-selling vehicle in the US.
It might not be effective now, but the development of self-driving vehicles could be a game changer for public transport services.
Even using public transport is better for your health than travelling by car.
New research is spotlighting personal care products, such as shampoos and skin lotions, as a significant source of chemicals that contribute to urban air pollution.
Warnings that a tide of electric vehicles will cut Australia's tax income put the cart well before the (low-emissions) horse.
Since the federal government started setting fuel economy standards, US-built cars have doubled their fuel efficiency, saving money for consumers and reducing pollution.
By expanding our understanding of streets and enhancing their design, every street corner could become a space to socialise, to exercise, to play, or to trade.