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Better walking, biking, and transit
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    Bridj, the premium app-based "microtransit" service that tailored routes and prices based on customer demand, has folded after exhausting its funds.

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    Boston's latest do-it-yourself bike lane intervention might seem a bit sketchy -- because it uses comics to prod City Hall for needed safety improvements.

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    A new survey conducted in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood shows that while people across different racial groups like protected bike lanes, there are variations in preferences that should inform design.

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    Cities and tech firms are deploying new technology to gauge risks at dangerous intersections. These sensors, cameras, and machine-learning algorithms are promising, especially when it comes to measuring close calls that don't result in crashes - but cities are still figuring out how they can use this information. In the meantime, there's no reason to wait on designing safe streets.

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    Commuter rail in the United States mostly caters to affluent suburbanites who commute to the city center. Even though these lines pass through working class city neighborhoods that stand to benefit enormously from better transit, the service they provide passes those communities by. It doesn't have to be that way.

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    There are just too many dreadful bus stops to count in America.

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    Walsh seems to have reached a conclusion without fairly assessing the program and trying to make it work.

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    The agency says its next-generation fare payment system will enable all-door boarding on every bus.

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    Bus riders got a dramatically faster ride thanks to a one-day pilot.

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    Even when there's clear evidence the driver was in the wrong, unless the driver is drunk or speeding, prosecutors refuse to bring charges.

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    Ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft are exacerbating rush-hour traffic jams in Boston, according to new research by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council.

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    Adjusting meter prices increased the availability of spaces while reducing illegal parking.

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    The region's 390-mile commuter rail system is slow and offers sketchy service. But it has a lot of potential.

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    Making bus service work well again isn't a huge, complicated undertaking.

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    Walsh's budget signals a commitment to act on his transportation promises.

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    A few orange cones were all it took to vastly improve trips for thousands of bus riders. So why is the city going backward?

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    Bus travel times dropped 20 to 25 percent during the morning rush thanks to the Washington Street bus lane, the city reports.

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    After Boston lowered its speed limit from 30 to 25 mph, the number of drivers exceeding 35 mph dropped 29 percent, according to a new study.

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    Some of the biggest markets for dockless bikes practically have any traditional shared bikes left.

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    This short film shows how easily other cities could adapt BRT strategies.