Roads

Delivery vehicles waste a lot of time searching for parking. Cities can fix that

The first careful study on the issue suggests drivers spend more than an hour circling for parking each day.

Think roads are dangerous? Sometimes we aren’t even safe on pavements

Over 15 years, 548 pedestrians have died on UK sidewalks.

Is car ownership worth it for city dwellers?

The age of the car club. (Sponsored.)

Should Manchester pedestrianise Deansgate?

Let’s look at the evidence.

Is it time to end road building?

I mean, obviously it is, yes.

Here’s why the UK should start closing school streets to traffic

I mean, the reason’s kind of obvious, to be fair.

Infrastructure populism: on the politics of building big, or failing to

What do Johnson, Mussolini and Trump have in common?

Route 66 built communities. The interstate system destroyed them again

A brief history of America’s most famous road.

What will self-driving cars mean for cyclists?

The problem of unpredictability.

Can Uber really reduce drink driving deaths?

Sort of – but not everywhere.

The Highway Code is dead. We need a new movement code

Most Londoners don’t even drive.

When will London adopt pay-as-you-go road pricing?

It’s later than you think.

Podcast: presidential election special

Roads, ruins and racism.

Are road diets the next big thing for US cities?

Like a regular diet, only with tarmac.

No, London is not getting 13 new river crossings

Plans, proposals, and propaganda.

In Lagos, the traffic jams can add four hours to your commute

"On an open road the journey takes 15 minutes. In rush hour, it takes four hours."

Wealth and car use are no longer related variables. Traffic congestion is not coming for our cities

Freedom and connection is now based on smart phones and social media.

Driving in London has been falling since 1990. Has the city passed "peak car"?

We might get closer to our carbon targets than we realised.

What can the next mayor to do combat London's air pollution?

A Green politician puts forward some plans.

Does building more roads create more traffic?

A brief tour of the fundamental laws of road congestion.

So Hamburg is turning its Autobahn into a park

And it's on its way to becoming completely car-free.

Driving in Europe is getting safer

Some good news, for once.

What are "smart motorways"?

And, er, why should we want one?

In pictures: Do cars take up too much space on city streets?

Questions to which the answer is yes.

London's Silicon Roundabout to stop going round

Silicon u-bend! Or island! Or peninsula! Or...

Flying car prototype unveiled in Vienna

We've waited long enough.