Credit card machines in New York City cabs suggest tips of 20, 25 or 30 percent. But it turns out many riders end up tipping 21 percent. Why?
According to the New York City Department of Transportation, fewer pedestrians died this year than ever before. But that depends on how you do the counting.
Barbara Fiala, who held the post since 2011, largely flew under the radar — until a tumultuous autumn had street safety advocates calling for her resignation.
You won't be riding D.C.'s streetcar on the first day of 2015.
New Yorkers, our long national nightmare of alarmed subway emergency exit doors is finally over.
As subway ridership reaches record numbers, New Yorkers are getting "gentle but firm" reminders about courtesy and spatial awareness.
The final round of safety documentation has begun, and there's a chance — a chance — that the system's opening could squeak in under the 2014 wire.
The District, which is marking a record year for bike lane construction, now has a total of 69 lanes.
Ridership on the New York City subway is booming — and so are delays.
A homeless man, killed in a hit and run, was almost forgotten. A WNYC investigation found his was one of 69 traffic deaths police didn't publicize, leaving crimes unsolved.
A new audit confirms what most New York City bike share users have already experienced: the system suffered from bad management. But officials say better days are ahead.
The M79, an actual motor vehicle that zooms across Manhattan at about half the speed of flowing lava, just won this year's Pokey award.
The video PSAs seek to "educate" people about how to not be hit by a bus, but they focus on texting and selfies — not the behavior of drivers.
Businesses and residents along H Street are becoming impatient, as parking spots disappear while the streetcars continue safety runs — without passengers.
NASA successfully launched its new Orion spacecraft. Florida's commuter rail may expand service. And: meet the NY MTA's 'barn mother.'
Demonstrators protesting a NYPD officer's non-indictment blocked traffic across Manhattan. And: subway excavation unearthed a Roman farm from the 6th century BCE.
A 10-year-old girl died and her mother gave birth after a minivan struck them around 9 p.m. Tuesday night.
Metro says it needs more money from its jurisdictions in D.C., Maryland and Virginia or it may have to cut rail service, even during rush hour.
The WTC PATH terminal will be the most expensive train station in history. Takata is at odds with the feds over an airbag recall. And: a BlackBerry outage made streets safer in Dubai.
If you want a happy commute, talk to the stranger sitting next to you. Auto sales are booming. And: new photos of London's new subway system, under construction.