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Predicting Travel Patterns in Future Disasters

Researchers hope mobility data gleaned from Twitter during Hurricane Sandy can eventually help boost New York City's resilience.

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When People Looked Forward to Eating Airport Food

Believe it or not, Americans used to go to the airport just for eats and giggles.

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Why More Northeast U.S. Travelers Take the Train Instead of a Plane, in 2 Charts

In-vehicle travel time is more productive and less stressful travel time.

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The Worst Days to Fly in the U.S., Ranked

The day before Thanksgiving ranks 27th.

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Predict Your Own Thanksgiving-Snowstorm Travel Misery

The National Weather Service has an experimental new tool that shows the weather hazards along your journey, including predicted snow accumulations.

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Why the Delhi Metro Needs to Get Rid of the 'Ladies Compartment'

Grouping female passengers into single cars underscores the idea that women can't use transit freely.

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Its Streetcar Plan Defeated, Arlington Looks to Better Buses

For much less money, the county can still get much-improved mobility.

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Friday's Verrazano Bridge Protesters Join a Long History of Pro-Bike Activism

New Yorkers have been advocating for a bike and walking path for as long as the bridge has been around: 50 years.

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Meet the World's Best Urban Wheelbarrower

Skateboarding is out, stunting on a tricked-out farm tool is in.

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How Super-Small, European-Style Delivery Vehicles Could Make U.S. Streets Safer

A growing class of cargo vans enables smarter intersection design.

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The Swedish Approach to Road Safety: 'The Accident Is Not the Major Problem'

Sweden's top traffic safety strategist visits New York to share lessons from the original "Vision Zero."

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How the Danish Cooperated to Build a Bicycle Superhighway

Getting the 22 municipalities involved to agree was not easy, but the outcome is revolutionary.

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Uber's Other Price War Is in India, Where Rides Now Start at $1.30

Uber just cut its rates in one of the world's cheapest transportation markets.

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Silicon Valley Could Offer a Public Bus Commute That's Quicker Than Driving

The El Camino BRT project shows why great transit needs exclusive lanes.

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These Passengers Are So Pumped About Riding in a Really Fast Train

Reaching 311 miles per hour on a test track in Japan makes for some giddy responses.

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Watch the Invisible Patterns of Air Travel Over Some of the Busiest Skies in the World

The UK's National Air Traffic Services offers an animated tour of just how flight paths are managed.

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Roads vs. the Environment: Where the 'Conflict Zones' Are

"Road Map" shows where economic benefits from roads are as high as the danger they pose to the environment.

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Declining Walkability Plays a Big Role in China's Obesity Problem

But it's the middle class, not the poor who may pay the biggest price.