Car-choked streets. Overfilled, delayed or even cancelled buses and trains. Farcical cycling infrastructure. Transport doesn't have to be like this. Here are 11 places around the world that got it sorted.
12 iconic photos from a year of disruptions - and the struggle to protect our future
With more low traffic neighbourhoods being introduced, we thought we'd take a look at one of the most common criticisms against them, and whether or not it holds up.
The UK government announced it will ban sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2030 — a full decade earlier than planned. It’s a major win for the climate, and a chance to reimagine our traffic-jammed streets.
Remote-controlled toy cars sped under the gates of Downing Street towards Boris Johnson’s front door with a message from Greenpeace: we’ll lose the race against the climate crisis unless the government phases out new fossil-fueled cars and vans by 2030.
Greenpeace activists drive miniature electric cars under the security gates of Downing Street, sending a direct and symbolic reminder to the Prime Minister that the climate crisis will not wait, and neither can the ban on new polluting vehicles.
Ahead of an expected announcement this week on the date from which sales of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars and vans will be banned, a new report - written by Cambridge Econometrics - shows how bringing the ban forward to 2030 could generate tens of thousands of new jobs and significant economic growth.
From multiple children to industrial fridges - with a cargo bike, the possibilities are endless.
Some people assume that building more roads would help us get around quicker. But decades of evidence shows that it actually makes traffic and congestion much worse. The government should learn this lesson before it’s too late.
Everyone benefits from better transport, and putting some extra funding into the system could make a real difference. Here’s how things would change if we invested £10 billion more every year into fair, sustainable and affordable transport.