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Are Streetcars Mostly for Tourists?

Evidence that streetcar ridership is unrelated to service frequency, bus connections, and job proximity. 

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Using Insights and Incentives to End Rush Hour

A start-up called Urban Engines believes data analysis and commuter lotteries can help cities reduce congestion.

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Houston's Plan to Get an Amazing New Bus System for No New Money

By eliminating route redundancies and emphasizing ridership, the city thinks it can get a better trip at the same price.

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The Geography of the Anti-Agenda 21 Movement

A look at the legislation that's undermining sustainable planning across the U.S.

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How Tolls Could Help Prevent a U.S. Transportation Crisis

In the midst of a federal funding disaster, a good idea emerges.

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The Importance of Running True BRT Through Downtown

Anything less reinforces negative public perception of the entire mode.

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The Unpopular Step That Would Popularize Electric Vehicles

Two words: tax carbon.

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The Neuroscience of Car Dependence

Why the brain has such a hard time considering all travel options.

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The First Look at How Google's Self-Driving Car Handles City Streets

The vehicle has now moved beyond highways to its next phase: roaming the roads of Mountain View.

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Nashville's Revised BRT Isn't Actually BRT at All

Without dedicated center lanes, the Amp project needs a new title.

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These 8 Depressing Bike Theft Statistics Show Just How Bad the Problem Is

A survey of Montreal riders finds that half of all active cyclists have their bikes stolen, and only 2.4 percent are recovered.

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The Biggest Problem With Forcing Commuter Trains to Use Two-Person Crews

They cost more, and they aren't necessarily any safer.

Your Road Trip, Reimagined as a Glorious 16th Century Map

Connie Brown will translate your personal adventure into a wall-sized keepsake worthy of Magellan.

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The Twin Cities Are Taking Very Different Approaches to Lyft and UberX

St. Paul has welcomed the ride services, while Minneapolis hasn't. 

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Cutting Car Reliance, One Trip at a Time

Seattle's In Motion helps individual neighborhoods trade car trips for alternative modes.

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The Real Reason Mass Transit Fares Are Rising Across the U.S.

New DOT figures show top agencies in a decade-long financial hole.

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3 Enormous Benefits to Charging the Right Price for Parking

Less traffic, higher transit use, and more tax revenue — charted and mapped.

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How to Make Car-Share Work in the Suburbs

Envisioning a system in which private services, transit agencies, and local businesses all share a fleet.

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A Rare Non-Tragic Chance to Revisit the Idea of Driverless Trains

This week's Chicago L train crash highlights an area of technology where U.S. transit lags behind.