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Liking Your Neighbors Could Help Prevent You From Having a Stroke

Researchers have found evidence that strong social ties may be just as important as not smoking.

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Almost Half of All Car Crashes in Los Angeles Are Hit-and-Runs

4,000 people each year are killed or injured in these accidents. Could a change in the law make it a little easier to catch the perpetrators?

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Even After 5 Kids Were Mowed Down on a New York Sidewalk, Nothing Much Changes

It happened last week in the Maspeth neighborhood of Queens.

A Block-by-Block Map of Brooklyn, in Garbage

No, Jennifer Maravillas is not crazy. But she does walk the streets picking up interesting pieces of trash.

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Bill de Blasio Feels Your Pain

The secret to the Democratic mayoral frontrunner's success is all about the current emotional state of New Yorkers.

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The Secret Life of New York Storefronts, in Miniature

How Randy Hage creates dioramas of the city as it once was.

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Can London Protect Cyclists From the Danger of Trucks?

A whopping 53 percent of bicycle deaths in the city involved trucks.

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8 More Brilliant Pieces of Bike Infrastructure

Lofted bike lanes, automated parking, and more.

What the World's Been Waiting For: Some Nice Bicycle Underthings for Ladies

Functional and fabulous.

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'The Accidental Playground': Why What We Need in Our Parks Is More Freedom

It was paved in broken concrete, overgrown with weeds, and strewn with broken glass. In other words, it was the perfect urban recreation space.

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Memo to U.S. Open Players: The Subway Is the Easiest Way to Get to Your Match

Rather than complaining about the city's traffic, we recommend you make use of the excellent public transportation.

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One Simple Tip That Could Save a Cyclist's Life

Checking for cyclists should be a routine and heavily emphasized part of driver education.

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'This Is Unacceptable': One Hit-and-Run Victim's Disappointing Experience With the NYPD

Four friends standing on a sidewalk were struck by a driver who fled, but police closed the case seemingly without even bothering to investigate.

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How Speed Cameras Brought One Ohio Village to a Standstill

Not only is Elmwood Place now embroiled in expensive litigation, it has developed a local reputation as a place to avoid.

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What Happens When a Town Puts People Before Cars?

Hamburg, New York, rejected the widening of its local main street. Since then, crashes are down and property values are way up.

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Bike-Share Is Key to Closing the Cycling Gender Gap

Bike-share is key.

A Retirement Home for the Homeless

The unique challenges of helping the elderly if they've lived most of their life on the street.

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The Human Toll of Stop and Frisk

"No matter what I do, I am being constantly treated as if I’m not worthy of this society."

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Russia's Awful Anti-Gay Policies Could Kill Its Cities

The draconian laws will shut once cosmopolitan urban areas out of a global community.