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Compelling Evidence That Red-Light Cameras Do Make Roads Safer

In this ongoing debate, a new study finds that as red-light cameras go dark, red light running goes up — immediately.

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The Most Elegant Transit Maps Ever

The Brooklyn couple behind Lineposters discuss their creative process and inspiration.

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A Cross-Country Crusade Against Pointless Bike Deaths

The creators of "Spoke" will ride from San Francisco to Orlando exploring the hazards of riding in the United States.

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Dear New York: Please Make Subway 'Grinding' a Felony. Now.

A recent ruling sets a precedent for transit sex abusers to roam free.

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In Louisville, Urban Planning Goes 3D

The city's new Vision Louisville initiative hopes to inspire proposals from the public.

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The Future of Air Travel Is, Fittingly, a Bit Delayed

A Congressional hearing finds progress on the NextGen system lagging but generally on track.

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The World's Most Expensive Cabs

Despite what New Yorkers think, they're not in New York — not by a long shot.

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The Surprising Economics of Sex Ratios

New research says men change their spending habits when they outnumber women.

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Why Bike Theft Is So Hard to Stop

There are few defenses, no risks, and a decent reward.

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The World Trade Center's Rocky Real Estate History

The original Twin Towers had trouble finding tenants, but the new buildings are off to a promising start.

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Mementos of NYC's 'Missing Limb'

Long-time city photographer Steven Siegel recalls one of his favorite subjects, the World Trade Center.

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How Amtrak Might Redefine Downtown Philadelphia

A proposal to make Market East Station the city's new Northeast Corridor rail hub could change everything for that district.

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The Very Mortal Life of City Bus Drivers

The job has long been one of the most stressful and hazardous gigs in town.

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Using BRT as a Transit Band-Aid

As Istanbul awaits the completion of its trunk subway line, the Metrobus has performed admirably.

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Mapmaker, Artist, or Programmer?

Self-described "map geek" Eric Fischer uses urban data to make some of the web's most intriguing spatial images.

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The Case for Eliminating Disabled Parking Placards

They invite fraud, drain city revenue, and often fail to help those who need it most — new research proposes an alternative.

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In New York, Toward a Harmony of Police and Cyclists

A bicycling advocate says both riders and cops must work to improve their relationship.

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Shooting at Empire State Building: What Will Happen If Injured Bystanders Sue the NYPD?

A recent ruling suggests the courts would support the officers' actions at the Empire State Building, should a lawsuit arise.

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Is a VMT Tax a Good Idea?

San Francisco is the latest city to consider a vehicle-miles traveled fee system.