Eric Jaffe

Minnesota DOT

How Lindström Got Its Dots Back

Thanks to some sweeping government action, umlauts have returned to highway signs for this Minnesota town.

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How Car-Reliance Squeezes the Middle Class

Three alarming charts from new data on transportation spending.

Texas Central Railway

Meet the Opposition to Texas High-Speed Rail

Don't mess with their roads.

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The Unexpectedly Compelling Case for Ferries

As a complementary form of mass transit, they've actually got a lot to recommend them.

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The Case for Driverless Trains, By the Numbers

In 8 revealing facts and figures, plus 3 charts.

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4 Reasons to Remove Traffic Lights in the Era of Peak Driving

In many cases, there are benefits to replacing signals with stop signs—starting with saving taxpayers a lot of cash.

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The Company That's Helping Mass Transit Stand Up to Uber and Leap

TransLoc is building an on-demand system for transit agencies.

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Why You Should Reconsider Your Hatred of Transit Transfers, in 2 Infographics

A brief lesson on how bus and rail connections save time.

Via

The New York Car Service That Charges (Almost) Transit Prices

Via hopes to marry the convenience of a taxi with the cost of a bus.

sacha_baumann

Los Angeles Just Solved the Street Parking Sign

Least. Confusing. Parking sign. Ever.

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How Washington State Convinced Big Companies to Dramatically Reduce Drive-Alone Commutes

The state's Commute Trip Reduction program is a model for the nation.

'Bikes vs. Cars' Wages the Wrong War

A review of Fredrik Gertten's new documentary.

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A Case Study in Flawed Street Design

The New Urbanist neighborhood of Stapleton, Colorado, suffers from compromised planning standards.

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A Surprisingly High Number of Commuters Would Prefer Not to Teleport to Work

Sometimes we do enjoy travel for travel's sake.

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The Universal Pleasures of 7 PM

At that time of day all over the world, most people are experiencing a "largely pleasant social interaction."

Taktil

To Find a Bus Stop, Just Hold Up Your Smartphone

Departures NYC just won grand prize in the MTA's "best consumer/transit rider app" category.

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Why It Doesn't Really Matter If UberX Is Cheaper Than a Cab

The difference in cost is negligible, but the convenience gap remains.

NYC DOT

New York City Rolls Out Its Best Bus Corridor Design Yet

It's not quite BRT, but the Woodhaven Select Bus Service plan is clear progress.

Courtesy Miami Downtown Development Authority

Miami Takes a Big Step Toward Walkability

The city wants to convert car-friendly Biscayne Boulevard into pedestrian-friendly Biscayne Green.