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Bike-Share Is (Still) Struggling to Reach Poor People Across North America

Charting the equity problem in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

Uber

Would You Uber Your Flu Vaccine?

A pilot program to make flu shots available through the car service may take "disrupting" health care too far.

Carrie Kirby

Improving a City's Disaster Response–With Bikes

Organizers of San Francisco's first Disaster Relief Trials think cyclists can play a critical role in times of emergency.

Ernest Adams / Flickr

What France Can Teach U.S. Cities About Transit Design

What the French gamely call the "art of insertion" is really a multimodal understanding of streets.

SERIES

City Makers: Global Stories

The people and ideas reshaping urban life

Veloloop/Kickstarter

This Bicycle Gadget Makes Red Lights Turn Green

The "Veloloop" emits a low-frequency signal to alert traffic sensors to a cyclist's presence.

Sam Chills / Flickr

Why New Yorkers Can't Find a Taxi When It Rains

Cabbies might quickly make enough to call it a day. Or they might not think it's worth it to be out at all.

Flickr/cadencrawford

Here's How Your Brain Gets You Around Town

A mix of imagination and memories of the physical shape of your surroundings helps orient you when you're lost.

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What We Can Learn from a Dutch Bike Traffic Jam

Even in the cycling utopia of the Netherlands, bicyclists face infrastructure problems.

CityFixer
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One Way to Avoid Flight Delays: Help Air-Traffic Controllers Do a Better Job

Hamsa Balakrishnan develops algorithms that help controllers and pilots better manage who's taking off and when.

Robert Torzynski / Flickr

A Majority of Americans Are (Technically) Multi-Modal

New data show a clear mobility "continuum" from car-only to car-less.

OLIN

Can This Man Bridge Two Disparate D.C. Communities—and a River?

Scott Kratz had a successful career in museum education until he stumbled upon a new calling: building an ambitious, elevated park over the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C.

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Metro Los Angeles

The L.A. Metro Scores Cool Points With This New PSA

The underdog of American mass transit toots its own horn in this catchy 1980s-style video.

Justin Brown / Flickr

A Chat with Amtrak's CEO on the State of U.S. Passenger Rail

Joseph Boardman on federal funding, long-distance routes, and operating "as a business."

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Would You Take the 'Walk to Get Your Groceries' Challenge?

Strong Towns wants to change the way Americans see the places they live—such as what a walk to the store reveals about infrastructure.

Oregon Department of Transportation/Flickr

It's Deer-Collision Season

Deer collisions rise precipitously in autumn—so watch out, West Virginia, Iowa, and Pennsylvania.

Flickr/Fiona Wong

As Boston Encourages Biking, More Suburban Cyclists Are Getting Struck

Bike accidents are on the rise in suburban Boston, according to The Boston Globe.

Scott Sherrill-Mix/Flickr

Touring Civil Rights History on Two Wheels

The new Atlanta company Civil Bikes offers bike rentals and history tours with a side of community-building.

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

New Podcast: Eric Jaffe on 'The Future of Transportation'

Download or stream the conversation as our 9-month series comes to a close.  

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The Future of Transportation Is Not All Flying Cars

What we've learned from our 9-month series on tomorrow's urban mobility.