The audio version of an in-depth article on the 12 best ways to get cars out of cities.
Our interviews with ex-automotive workers reveal how economic change interrupts lives, casting people into new worlds of precarious work and long, indefinite journeys in search of security.
This technology, popular when automobiles first caught on, had a short resurgence in the 1970s.
Traffic crashes kill and injure millions worldwide every year and are a major drain on economic development. Improving road safety would produce huge payoffs, especially in lower-income countries.
The controversial cars are under attack.
The New Zealand government has set the goal of net zero by 2050 but to get there, New Zealanders will need to let go of our big cars and embrace smaller options.
Governments may be forced to put back deadlines to shift away from petrol and diesel.
On-street parking is an increasingly scarce resource as we take to our cars post-lockdowns. Here’s how to make the most of it.
Drive-throughs not only increase air pollution and emissions, but also contribute to a car-centred culture that we need to avoid.
If you’re stuck in mall traffic this holiday season, spare a thought for Victor Gruen, whose grand urban vision turned into today’s suburban reality.
London was rated 2021’s most congested city.
China has given itself a major advantage over India by constructing a massive road network in the past two decades.
The long queues and forecourt closures have been blamed on lorry driver shortages and panic buying. But is that the whole story?
To reduce pressure on cities and the environment, drivers should face a charge that reflects the actual costs of clogged roads, air pollution, climate change, injury and death.
We are at a tipping point between high-carbon transport and a new world of fewer cars and more walking and cycling.
Some lithium-ion batteries can now propel a car 250 miles on a ten-minute charge.
Sat-navs could one day warn motorists when they drive through high-risk areas.
A bipartisan group of senators proposed the gas tax should be indexed to inflation to help pay for new infrastructure spending, an approach Biden calls ‘regressive.’
The pandemic offered a tantalizing look at city life with fewer cars in the picture. But with traffic rebounding, there’s limited time to lock in policies that make streets more people-friendly.
Ford’s electric F-150 pickup won’t roll off assembly lines until early 2022, but the company has received thousands of preorders already for a vehicle aimed at the mass market, not eco-buyers.