To address the traffic crisis in the world’s fourth-largest city, officials seek to modernize urban transportation by phasing out the city’s iconic jeepney, a uniquely Filipino mode of transport repurposed from a bygone colonial era.
The migration of African Americans to cities and the rise of a commuter culture in the suburbs were shaped by one transformative technology: the automobile.
May 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.
A new book by historian James Longhurst profiles the long and contested history of bicycling and (spoiler alert!) the not-so-open road in the United States.
From “improved” velocipedes on skis to a Good Roads Movement, the history of bicycling is more surprising and wide-reaching than one might expect.
January 2015 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.
Seven projects that help us to better sense—visualize, hear, count—ecological and social transformations in the “Age of Humans.”