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.
Until train use recovers, a new approach to rail funding is needed.
Increased use of freight trains can ease the HGV driver crisis and improve the air quality, research shows.
New research suggests gamifying neighbourhoods could encourage people to travel more actively.
China has given itself a major advantage over India by constructing a massive road network in the past two decades.
National road pricing systems are being proposed, but what are the options?
One more lane won’t fix Britain’s congested motorways.
Environmentalism is, for the most part, the domain of the white middle class. We must recognise the contributions migrants already make, and how their power can be further harnessed.
COVID led to commuting time savings worth over $2,000 a year for each driver and $5,000 per public transport user. But as workplaces reopen, we may need road user charges to keep traffic flowing.
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.
Delivery companies are constantly learning from past mistakes to better serve customers, but they neglect crucial energy, mobility and health issues.
Faced with the eye-watering costs of building infrastructure, it makes sense to turn to much more cost-effective smart technology to get traffic flowing.
An analysis of trips to school has found the extra time and distance private secondary school students travel is a significant contributor to morning peak-hour congestion.
Commuters who drive to and from the CBD typically earn much more than most. Concerns about the fairness of charging drivers who use these busy roads at peak times are overblown.
Parcel and courier delivery vehicles are often blamed for traffic congestion in our cities. But they’re only a fraction of the traffic caused by tradespeople and other services.
The Spanish city is remaking urban neighbourhoods by limiting through traffic in superblocks that give priority to pedestrians and street activities, not cars.
The ‘superblocks’ are expected to have massive benefits for health and well-being – but it takes good governance.
E-changers are the latest group to move from the big cities to escape high living costs and congestion. But because they remain very productive remote workers some employers are embracing the trend.
Two-thirds of surveyed workers work from home one day a week on average, but could do at least half their work out of the workplace. If they commuted less often, congestion could be greatly reduced.
Sustainable and efficient transportation is essential for cities, communities and individuals to thrive.