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One Man's Quest to Make Business Travel a Lot Less Awful

The sharing economy meets office space with Breather.

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The Bixi Bike-Share Bankruptcy Saga Just Got Even More Interesting

It's looking like Canadian furniture magnate and adventurer Bruno Rodi will step in to save the troubled firm. 

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The Biggest Problem With Forcing Commuter Trains to Use Two-Person Crews

They cost more, and they aren't necessarily any safer.

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Have U.S. Light Rail Systems Been Worth the Investment?

Despite modest success, most systems have neither increased mass transit commute share nor the vitality of city centers.

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The Secret Time-Saving Trick Hidden Inside Every New York City Taxicab

What to do if you're in a rush.

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In the U.S., a Quick Walk to the Store Is a Rare Thing Indeed

Very few American cities offer residents the easiest way to grab healthy food fast. 

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The Twin Cities Are Taking Very Different Approaches to Lyft and UberX

St. Paul has welcomed the ride services, while Minneapolis hasn't. 

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Watch This Rat Terrorize Passengers on a New York City Subway Train

Gross.

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Uber's New Courier Service Will Deliver Things to You Instead of the Other Way Around

For a $15 to $30 fee.

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Can Houston Learn to Love Light Rail?

In a city where nine in ten drive to work, the answer could reshape the future.

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Cutting Car Reliance, One Trip at a Time

Seattle's In Motion helps individual neighborhoods trade car trips for alternative modes.

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The War Between Uber and Lyft Will Be Won With an Algorithm

The fight to create a faster, more convenient car-share.

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Driver Beaten Up By Crowd After Striking 10-Year-Old

When pickup driver Steve Utash stepped out of his car to check on the victim, he was attacked by a group of onlookers.

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The Real Reason Mass Transit Fares Are Rising Across the U.S.

New DOT figures show top agencies in a decade-long financial hole.

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Want a Healthier City? Prescribe Biking

In Boston, a new program empowers doctors to give low-income patients a cheap bike-share membership.

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How the Handmade Bike Scene Is Changing

Nearly all of the bikes sold in the U.S. are manufactured abroad, but these guys are welding and tinkering in shops and garages across the country.

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This Bike Elevator Makes Steep Hills a Little More Manageable

Is there a place for this Norwegian invention in American cities?

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Will a World of Driverless Cars Be Heaven or Hell?

The answer depends in large part on whether we own autonomous vehicles or share them.

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48 Madcap Hours in the Life of Citi Bike

What patterns emerge when you plot 75,000 rides in the nation's largest bike-share program?