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3 Traits Shared by New York's Most Walkable Streets

Can you say, street-level windows?

The Keys to Designing Cities With Fewer Traffic Fatalities

Reduce urban sprawl, for one thing.

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L.A.'s Most Ambitious Walking Tour

Who says no one walks in L.A.?

I Like the Bus

There’s something to be said for taking the long way home.

'Bike Autobahns' Could Be Coming to Munich

The new paths would be aimed not at jump-on, jump-off cyclists, but at riders taking longer journeys.

Mass Transit Doesn't Cause Gentrification

A new study of New York City finds that incomes do go up with subway access, but there are other crucial factors at play.

How Well Do Street Murals Help Calm Traffic?

A Canadian city is the latest to try preventing collisions with public art.

This Swingin' Bus Stop Is 'Pittsburgh’s Smallest Jazz Club'

Commuters can now decompress to the beboppin’ sounds of a big band.

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North Carolina's Famed Truck-Scalping Bridge Nears 100 Recorded Crashes

The real number of thunderous accidents is probably much higher.

Sydney Declutters Parking Signs With E-Ink

The solar-powered signs post different restrictions based on the time of day.

New York's Luxury Airport Terminal for Animals Is Bonkers

The ARK will make your experience look sorry by comparison.

Stockholm Is Banning Cars to Promote Green Energy

The city wants its citizens to envision life with fewer cars and more alternate modes of transport.

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The Many Benefits of Making One-Way Streets Two-Way

Safer traffic, for one thing.

Where and Why Walking or Biking to Work Makes a Difference

An active commute matters, wherever you live.

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Indy (Gently) Nudges Developers Away From Parking, Toward Transit

The Indy Rezone plan gives breaks to buildings that provide bike, car-share, or bus access.

7 Transportation Plot Lines Better Than the High-Speed Rail Scheme in 'True Detective'

Can you say: Monorail?

Is Urban Planning Having an Identity Crisis?

Some planners are calling for a shift away from rigid, conventional approaches toward more complex, flexible ones.

Show Your New York Love With a Poster of Every Subway Station

Why? “Because … subway!”