As Cuba opens up, the country has the chance to lead a shift away from the dream of car ownership.
Transport infrastructure projects are conceived, planned and assessed in a way that makes it difficult to properly consider their major public health impacts.
Travelling to work can require as much water as you use at home.
We're still in the early days of understanding how cities work. But we do know that creative, healthy and productive cities have certain things in common – and it's all to do with their 'urban DMA'.
Our infrastructure systems should promise what is worth having, and then deliver what is promised.
E-hailing services have vowed to revolutionise the transportation industry. But they've also left city officials scratching their heads about regulations and traditional metered taxi drivers fuming.
It's a race that's pitting the motor industry against tech giants and even the ridesharing company Uber. But what will be the impact when driverless cars take to the roads?
The Australian Automobile Association said that a new report showed that "the average Australian family is spending up to $22,000 every year to get around." Is that accurate?
Non-stop public transport might suit the 24-hour party people, but it could have rougher consequences for others.
Falling revenues and cuts are threatening a crucial lifeline for those living in country areas.
A century ago, Edward Johnston designed a typeface for London's transport authority. It continues to shape our experience of the city to this day.
High-speed rail is now a well-established technology and Australia needs it, as long as the project ticks all the boxes needed to deliver both private and public benefits.
Bigger cities increase wages, output and innovation, but also problems of congestion and pollution. Congestion charges can minimise these problems by dramatically improving traffic flows.
The government knows the system is a shambles – but refuses to admit that rail privatisation has failed.
The Coalition, Labor, and the Greens are making substantial commitments to projects that not only lack proper business cases, but are not even on the Infrastructure Australia priority list at all.
Driverless cars are the technology of the future, but unless they learn how to drive in rain and snow, they will be a technology that lets us down when we need it the most.
There are many important reasons why transport planners and policymakers should encourage and support this delay in car dependence.
Pro-infrastructure and pro-enterprise, the newly-elected mayor has the policies to keep London a global financial centre.
Cities' metros and subways are threatened by rising flood risks but innovative engineering could protect them.
The budget paints a picture of higher debt, little relief for growing cities crying out for infrastructure investment, and no detail of how City Deals might work to fix this.