Laura Bliss

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No, Louisiana Isn't 'Losing Its Boot'

Hunks of the low-lying state are rapidly disappearing, but a “new” map is more misleading than helpful.

Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

Uber and Lyft Promise to Play By the Rules (Sort Of)

In Massachusetts, New York, Portland, and beyond, ride-hailing companies have made some gestures of conciliation.

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Where School District Borders Are Invisible Fences

A new report ranks the 50 most segregating borderlines in the country.

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All the Stupid Food Holidays, In One Delightful Chart

But really, why aren't there more local food fests?

ILC Dover

Can New York City Waterproof Its Subway?

Thanks to a $4 billion federal fix, MTA is testing out space-age flood barriers and “tunnel plugs.”

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Pittsburgh Is Going Driverless

In what would be an industry milestone, the Steel City will welcome Uber’s first autonomous ride-sharing vehicles this month.

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A Year After a Radical Route Rethink, Houston's Transit Ridership Is Up

The city’s bus network transformation seems to be working.

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What We Can—and Can't—Learn From the Floods in Baton Rouge

Better planning, stricter construction standards, and expanded insurance can help cities prepare for the next “1,000-year rain.” But they won’t be enough.

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Americans Really Want More Infrastructure Spending

A big majority of voters support it, according to a new survey. So why aren’t they getting it?

Laura Bliss

An Unexpected Second Act for Montreal's Olympic Stadium

On its 40th anniversary, the “Big Owe” is slowly turning into a source of pride.

Anderson Design Group

A Vintage-Style Coloring Book for America's National Parks

Classics like Yellowstone and Yosemite are here, alongside spots you might’ve never known to visit.

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Are E-Bikes Less Safe?

Higher speeds could mean more crashes, new research suggests.

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A Denver Suburb Bets Big on Free Lyft Rides to Light Rail

Centennial thinks it can triple the ridership of its existing dial-a-ride service.

Great Big Story

Life in a Hand-Made Floating Castle in the Sea

A short film documents a Canadian couple’s weird and watery home.

Nicolas Kruchten

A Platform-Centric Map of Montreal's Green Line Metro

Riders can easily determine the perfect place to await a train, relative to where they want to end up.

Virginia Hanusik

Photographing the Two Sides of Louisiana's Levees

Amid rapid land loss, coastal architecture hints at broader social and economic patterns.

Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters

To Cut Down Poverty, Cut Down the Cost of Living

A basic principle of finance could yield big wins for U.S. cities, according to a new policy agenda.


Yes, Equitable Bike-Sharing Is Possible

According to the diverse group of transportation leaders featured in a new short film.