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As Gas Prices Fluctuate, Support for Mass Transit Rises

We're attracted to the stability of bus and rail fares — not just their lower cost.

Reuters

The Race Is On for the Transit Ticket of Tomorrow

The next-generation fare card will definitely be much more than a fare card. But what, exactly?

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The Numbers Behind America's Mass Transit Resurgence

2013 saw 10.7 billion passenger trips, the highest in almost 60 years.

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London's Plan to Move Cyclists to Side Streets

This may actually make sense, thanks to the city's unique street design.

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The Big City Bike Parking Negative Feedback Loop

Too often, racks are taken up by the carcasses of bikes that have long been abandoned.

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Colorado DOT

Colorado PSAs Highlight the One Thing You Can't Do While Stoned

You can do a lot of things while high, but driving shouldn't be one of them. 

Aaron Reuben

Braving the Deep, Deadly South on a Bicycle

Cyclists are 10 times likelier to be killed in South Carolina than in Oregon. What makes southern roads so treacherous?

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The Twisted Law That Taxes Telecommuters Twice

Some states make working remotely terribly inconvenient.

Mini Metro

This Addictive New Game Lets You Build Your Own Subway System

An afternoon diversion for transit nerds.

Flickr user Dylan Passmore

America's Cities Are Still Too Afraid to Make Driving Unappealing

Tough policies are the ones that would truly change commuter habits, but we're barely seeing them.

Reuters

Planes, Delivered By Trains

Watching Boeing 737s pass via rail is part of daily life in Renton, Washington.

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Bike-Share Hits Yet Another Snag in Portland, Oregon

The city planned to unveil its $4 million program in 2014. But Bixi's bankruptcy has officials reconsidering.

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Las Vegas (Of All Places) May Be About to Reinvent Car Ownership

The all-you-can-move sharing system Project 100 launches this summer, but many questions remain.

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How Buenos Aires Unclogged Its Most Iconic Street

A bus-rapid transit success story.

Bobby Allyn

Inside Nashville's Oddly Ugly Bus-Rapid Transit Debate

In Music City, it's the rich vs. the working class vs. the tourists.

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We're Driving Less, So Should We Stop Building New Roads?

Four charts that point to the merits of fix-it-first road funding.

Michael Ocampo/Flickr

Google Will Give Kids in San Francisco Free Bus Passes

The company is donating $6.8 million over the next two years.

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Mapping New York's Traffic Crashes

Twenty-three percent of the city's 2013 car-related fatalities occurred in just 5 percent of its neighborhoods.

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How Driver's License Suspensions Make Poverty Worse

And what Florida is planning to do about it.