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If a 6-Year-Old Can Help His City, Why Can't You?

An early candidate for the feel-good urban story of the year.

A New Attack on a Symbol of Racial Integration in Mississippi

Someone hung a noose around the neck of a James Meredith statue, prompting some soul-searching at the University of Mississippi.

Maybe This Is How You Sell Electric Cars to 'Real America'

This ad for the 2014 Cadillac ELR takes French-bashing to a whole new level.

One Key Thing That Sets the U.S. Apart From Other Cycling Cultures

In countries where bicycling is routine, people rarely wear helmets. In America, where automobiles dominate, pedalers sport protection.

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How Simple Physical Activity Could Stave Off Depression

New research suggests a 20-minute walk a day could keep people much healthier.

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How to Make Enemies: Unmask New York's Biggest Commuting Secrets

By posting signs about where to board for the easiest transfers, EPP hopes to make riding a little easier. But the MTA is not amused.

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The Importance of a Giant Doughnut

Why Long Beach rallied to preserve a roadside icon.

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2014's Endless Snow Has at Least Been Good for Transportation Nerds

Now is the winter of the "sneckdown." What's that even mean? Read on.

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An Important Archeological Site Was Just Uncovered in Downtown Miami

It includes eight circles where buildings once stood and thousands of Native American artifacts.

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New York's Cyclists Are Getting Better at Following the Rules

A new study suggests that the way people ride is changing – for the better.

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New York Fights to Set Its Own Speed Limits

Right now, the city can't reduce speeds on pedestrian-heavy roads. But advocates are hoping to change that.

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'If You Can't Afford a Car, You Should Still Be Able to Vote'

Cincinnati may move its only early voting station out of downtown, a shift that could make access near-impossible for the city's car-less.

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The Tricks Designers Use to Make Roads Safer

Modernizing India's highways hasn't cut down on fatalities. But a Mumbai engineering firm thinks things like curves and signs could make all the difference.

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The Fuzzy Logic of a Jaywalking Crackdown in New York

Officials hope it'll make streets safer. But pedestrians are often the victim of careless, speeding drivers.

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The Particular Challenge of Helping Homeless LGBTQ Youth

These kids are hard to find, and often face even greater struggles than their straight peers.

The Plight of Cambodia's Garment Workers, On Display on a Manhattan Sidewalk

Artist Kat Eng crouched outside Times Square's H&M for eight hours, sewing on a hand-operated machine.

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Are Drive-Thrus Discriminatory?

It may sound silly, but as Americans continue to drive less, issues like this one are going to keep coming up.

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Bixi Files for Bankruptcy, But Bike-Share Goes On

The company's bike-sharing systems are in place in cities all over the world. So what happens next?

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The Deadly Implications of Chris Christie's Traffic Problems

Fort Lee is one of New Jersey's most dangerous driving spots. Why hasn't the governor done more there?