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A Nifty Device to Stop Cars From Driving Too Close to Bikes

BSMART helps the Chattanooga police give the local three-foot passing law some teeth.

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Can Boston Become America's Best BRT Town?

A new plan outlines five corridors that have the makings of “gold standard” bus-rapid transit.

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A Deadly Expressway in the Middle of an Olmsted Park

After the death of a child on the Scajaquada, or New York Route 198, Buffalo locals are demanding changes.

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The 'Great Migration' Was About Racial Terror, Not Jobs

“The North and the Congress basically gave up on equality for African Americans, and that set us on a course that we have not yet recovered from.”

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Yet More Evidence for the Social Cost of Driving: Road Noise

A study of Greater London linked loud traffic with strokes and other health problems.

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How Millennials Are Reviving Cleveland

The downtown population is at an all-time high, and young workers are leading the way.

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How Can We Understand the Charleston Shootings? With This Syllabus

A group of professors have created the #Charlestonsyllabus to illustrate the histories of faith, race, and violence that collided in a mass murder.


Paris Is Making 7 Iconic Squares More Pedestrian-Friendly

“A city where you’re surrounded by hubbub, abandoned to cars—that isn’t a [real] city,” said Mayor Anne Hidalgo.


To Improve Street Safety, San Francisco Bans Cars From Turning

The changes to Market Street traffic come under the city’s Vision Zero plan.

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London's Tube Will Soon Run All Night

All-night service will begin in September 2015, but it will be confined to the weekends and selected routes.

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Seattle to Law-Abiding Drivers: Here's a Gift Card

As part of its Vision Zero plan, the city is rewarding everyday acts of safety.


A Case Study in Bike-Friendly Suburban Planning

It’s not just possible, it’s happening in Houten.

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Official 3D Renderings of London Tube Stations

Marvel at the engineering and architectural achievements of the London Underground.

Dublin City Council

A Car-Free Future for Central Dublin

Last week, the city council unveiled a plan to banish cars from key sections of the congested city center by 2017.

Karen X. Cheng

A Dance Tribute to San Francisco's Painful Hills

The city’s notorious slopes are great for doing “gravity illusions.”

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U.S. Sprawl Peaked in 1994 and Has Been Declining Ever Since

A new study also suggests it started much earlier than you might think.

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Google's New Bike Plan Wants Silicon Valley to Be More Like Copenhagen

It envisions a connected, low-stress cycling network.

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Why the Trip Back Always Feels Shorter

Because the trip there was so disappointingly long.