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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.  

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Can High-Speed Rail Help Dallas Build a Great Transit System?

It may struggle to keep up with passenger demand if it doesn't.

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Death on the New York Subway

61-year-old Wai Kuen Kwok died Sunday after being shoved in front of an oncoming train. The city has no plans to invest in protective barriers.

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What It Takes to Become a Taxi Driver in London: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

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Why Gas-Station Restaurants Are Great for Suburbs

A new crop of restaurants in gas stations, like Seoul Food D.C., will help suburbs grow into more authentic urban places.

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The 10 Biggest Factors Changing Millennial Driving Habits

A chart-filled data dive on one of mobility's most important trends.

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This Dutch City Built a Glowing 'Van Gogh' Bike Path for Psychedelic Cyclists

The luminescent path is modeled after the painter's "The Starry Night."

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Ignacio Evangelista

Photographing Europe's Abandoned Border Crossings

After nearly 20 years of passport-free travel in parts of Western and Central Europe, many former checkpoints resemble ghost towns.