People have been visiting Paris for centuries for the food, the wine, the museums, the cheese and even the snails, but when New Yorkers head to the City of Light these days, all they see are the bike lanes.
Downtown rush hour has still not roared back to pre-pandemic levels even as car travel surges in the suburbs, a new study finds — and it may help explain why traffic deaths have stayed so stubbornly high in U.S. communities.
But Congress didn't CARE enough about transit during the pandemic, it turns out. Money from federal COVID stimulus acts may not be enough to see some larger agencies through their ridership crisis.
Amtrak cut service during the pandemic, but restoring it has been difficult owing to labor shortages exacerbated by layoffs, retirements and Covid outbreaks among staff. As the city, state, and nation emerge from the pandemic, Amtrak must restore popular routes that remain suspended.
Sidewalk delivery robots struggle to get around U.S. cities for many of the same reasons as human pedestrians, a new study finds — but that's not the only reason why the emerging technology might struggle to deliver on its car-cutting promises without careful planning.
In spite of rapidly growing sales, EVs have not yet measurably cut carbon. The reason why? A lack of meaningful regulations around megacars.