Low-income and minority groups are often reliant on cheaper modes of transport, but many find cycling to work problematic.
Some new habits we've seen emerging during the pandemic could help us solve tricky problems like traffic congestion, which have challenged our cities for a long time.
As people return to work after the lockdown, there's more reason than ever to promote active commuting.
New research reveals which sectors of the global economy fuelled the emissions decline during COVID-19. We have a narrow window of time to make the change permanent.
Why we should free children from the deadening tyranny of being driven everywhere.
As lockdowns ease off, there is a danger that the old city traffic jams will soon be back with a vengeance.
Temporary and tactical urbanism offers simple, low-cost solutions to make streets and other public spaces both safe and sociable during this time of physical distancing.
We've all seen the increases in people walking and cycling on shared paths so crowded it's almost impossible to maintain physical distancing. This must be fixed, and quickly.
We are all finding out about neighbourhood liveability as we stay home for the coronavirus lockdown. What we learn about local strengths and weaknesses can help us improve our communities in future.
Our research calculates how dangerous different vehicles are to other people.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has called for fewer cars and better public transport.
Rapid motorisation has made the Indonesian city of Solo prioritise policies to support motorised vehicles, paying little attention to cycling and marginalising poor women.
Radical thinking in Greater Manchester's cycling and walking plan could direct cities away from car-focused infrastructure.
The tip-top physical condition of J.Lo and Shakira shouldn't cause women to throw up their hands and stop working out any more than Olympic cyclists should inspire us to quit riding our bikes.
Whether you like or hate them, the way transport operates in cities needs to change.
Bike sharing was once proposed as a solution to narrow the cycling gender gap — but it may be further widening this gap.
The sweeping introduction of driverless cars could see more vehicles on the road, driving longer distances. But smart planning could solve some of transit-associated environmental and social problems.
Where bikes are kept is a strong pointer to the place of cycling in the owner's life. Effective active transport policy starts with understanding what stops people using their bikes instead of cars.
British cyclist Neil Campbell has set a new men's speed record for slipstreaming behind a car. But his speed of 280km an hour, while breathtaking, has not taken human cycling performance to the limit.
A substantial building programme is needed to rearrange our cities to benefit all types of journeys – not just commutes.