Eric Jaffe

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The Many Languages of Transit Platform Signs

There's no one way to show riders the way, but some are better than others.

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Why People Still Move to 'Unhappy' Places

For one thing, low rents.

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Strange As It Seems, Cycling Haters Are a Sign of Cycling Success

Much of the recent nastiness is really a symptom of driver frustration with a changing environment.

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Hey, Congress, Oregon Has Your Long-Term Highway Funding Solution Right Here

The state has released a brief policy history of its pay-per-mile program.

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Transit Projects Are About to Get Much, Much Easier in California

The state's push to end car-first street planning could ripple across the country.

Eric Jaffe

The Geographic Legacy of 'Seinfeld'

A digital reality tour of five classic New York locations still here, and five since gone.

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Where Do the Smartest People Move?

A new report finds that higher intelligence is linked with rural-to-city migration, and with city-to-suburb movement.

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5 Lessons U.S. Transit Systems Should Learn from London

At the top of the list: Get people on board with annual fare increases.

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A Surprising Number of Bank Robbers Use Mass Transit for Their 'Getaway'

In the modern city, criminality meets multimodality.

Flickr/Carlos Gomez

Does San Francisco's Smart Parking System Reduce Cruising for a Space?

By most measures, yes. By one big one, maybe not.

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A Therapy Created to Treat Addiction Is Being Used to Reduce Car Reliance

U.K. transport firm Steer Davies Gleave takes "motivational interviewing" door to door.

AP/Armando Franca

Why Commute Times Don't Change Much Even as a City Grows

Two words: balanced transportation.

Via California High-Speed Rail Authority

California High-Speed Rail Finally Finds the Funding It Needs

A budget deal secures the project 25 percent of cap-and-trade revenue moving forward.

AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

Head Injuries Didn't Rise in Bike-Share Cities. They Actually Fell

In fact, head injuries declined about 14 percent after cities started bike-sharing programs.

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How Airlines Are Sticking It to Travelers, in 6 Charts

Fares and profits are rising, even as seat and flight supply are falling.

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The Case for Tearing Down Park-and-Ride Lots

And replacing them with mixed-use development.

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The Rise of Private 'Luxury' Mass Transit Buses

What will services like Bridj, Blackline, and Leap Transit mean for traditional city buses?

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How Highway Construction Helped Hitler Rise to Power

Opposition to the Nazi regime declined near the Autobahn faster than everywhere else.

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The U.S. Cities That Sprawled the Most (and Least) Between 2000 and 2010

Two maps and six charts take sprawl rankings to another level.