Mobility

Freeway as gateway to the city

The Presidio — a 1,491-acre national park situated between San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge — offers visitors access to stunning views and fascinating historical artifacts. Over the past…

A view of airport design from 36,000 feet

With four decades of experience in the air travel industry, Sue Baer was recently named Arup’s global aviation leader. In this series of short videos, she discusses the factors influencing…

How can data improve transit design?

Sarah Kaufman, assistant director for technology programming at the NYU Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management, discusses the relationship between data, needs-based transit design, and neighborhood employment profiles.

Sound bites: Designing for the post-automobile city

For our Sound Bites series, we're asking designers and other experts what they consider the most important ideas affecting the built environment today and in the future. Arup's Nina Harvey…

Houston rethinks mass transit

In the developed world, the municipal systems we rely on are largely invisible and universal. In mansions and studio apartments alike, flip a switch and the lights come on; turn…