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Global Car, Motorcycle, and Bike Ownership, in 1 Infographic

About 88 percent of Americans owned cars—second in the world.

GoBike

Copenhagen's Pioneering Bike Share Program Is Days Away From Being Scrapped

The Danish capital is embroiled in a battle with the company responsible for providing fancy new bikes for the program.

colorblindPICASO / Flickr

How Car-Reliance Squeezes the Middle Class

Three alarming charts from new data on transportation spending.

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The Steady Rise of Bike Ridership in New York

Advocates say the latest numbers are encouraging, but the city could still be doing more.

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Marcus Lyon

Imagining the Chilling Landscape of Unchecked Global Development

British photographer Marcus Lyon creates apocalyptic images of what cities might look like if left to grow out of control.

Texas Central Railway

Meet the Opposition to Texas High-Speed Rail

Don't mess with their roads.

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Above Average

What If Your Subway Conductor Suddenly Got Real?

A new spoof, "The MTA Is Not Apologizing," shows impatient riders no mercy.

James UK / Flickr

The Unexpectedly Compelling Case for Ferries

As a complementary form of mass transit, they've actually got a lot to recommend them.

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Courtesy of David Edmondson/The Greater Marin

A Subway-Style Map of San Francisco's Historical Trains

It was created using a collection of 1937 railway timetables.

AP Photo/Paul Warner

Simple Living Hits the Road as RV Ownership Surges

Sales are about to reach pre-recession levels. Who's driving them and why?

Videos

When a Korean Drummer Performs in a NYC Subway

"I'm not busking for money. I want to share this identity, this culture."

John / Flickr

The Case for Driverless Trains, By the Numbers

In 8 revealing facts and figures, plus 3 charts.

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Sean_Marshall / Flickr

4 Reasons to Remove Traffic Lights in the Era of Peak Driving

In many cases, there are benefits to replacing signals with stop signs—starting with saving taxpayers a lot of cash.

CityID

The Moscow Metro's New, Cohesive Typeface

One of the world's most popular underground networks finally gets the wayfinding treatment it deserves.

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Flora Lichtman/The Adaptors

A Lego Car That Runs on Air

A 21-year-old inventor gets creative with half a million toy bricks.

Kevin Boyd / Flickr

The Company That's Helping Mass Transit Stand Up to Uber and Leap

TransLoc is building an on-demand system for transit agencies.

AP Photo/Tashi Sherpa

China Wants to Build a Rail Tunnel to Nepal Under Mount Everest

Drilling through the world's tallest mountain would be an engineering feat.

Chapendra / Flickr

Why You Should Reconsider Your Hatred of Transit Transfers, in 2 Infographics

A brief lesson on how bus and rail connections save time.