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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.

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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.

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

Two words: balanced transportation.

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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.

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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.

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Protected Bike Lanes Aren't Just Safer, They Can Also Increase Cycling

10 percent of new riders on recently constructed protected lanes switched from other modes.

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Will Self-Driving Cars Have Road Rage?

Technically they could. But in a driverless world we probably won't want them to.

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There's No Way Most UberX Drivers Make Twice What Traditional Cabbies Do

Uber says some drivers bring in $74,191 a year in San Francisco and $90,766 in New York.

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Meet the 10 People Who Will Plan New York's Future

Rather, "people" — a statistically representative group of avatars will help guide RPA's Fourth Regional Plan.

Where Obama's Plan to Improve Urban Mobility Went Wrong

The legacy of interstate policy spoiled any big plans for more livable cities.

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The Gas Tax in New Jersey Is About Half What It Was in 1927

Political refusal to raise the tax has left 10 states with historical lows, according to a new analysis.

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Are Streetcars Mostly for Tourists?

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