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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.

SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

How Driver's License Suspensions Make Poverty Worse

And what Florida is planning to do about it. 

Courtesy CTA

Chicago's Big Bet on the Bus

The Ashland BRT line has become a referendum on the city's evolution.

The 10 Most Hellish Hills for America's Cyclists

Where lie the country's steepest, most muscle-shredding streets?

Copenhagenize Design Company

A Clever Cargo-Bike Parking Solution

They make city-living much easier, but are a pain to park. Now, Copenhagenize Design Company might have a fix.

Courtesy of TransitScreen

These Real-Time Transit Screens Belong in Every Lobby

TransitScreen wants to help people find the best travel option for the moment.

Flickr user EMBARQ Brasil

Why More U.S. Cities Need to Embrace Bus-Rapid Transit

BRT plays to the advantages of density, allows transit to thrive, and connects people to jobs.

Courtesy of Doug Most

The Fascinating History of New York and Boston's Race to Build a Subway

Doug Most's new book, The Race Underground, tracks the rivalry that emerged with the tracks.

Reuters

Safe Streets Champion Bill de Blasio Was Caught in a Speeding Car

It's a pretty awkward situation.

Flickr/Fuzzy Gerdes

The Commuting Penalty of Being Poor and Black in Chicago

Low-wage black workers have longer commutes than whites traveling to the same kinds of jobs.

Reuters

How Driverless Cars Could Save the Government Lots and Lots of Money

In an autonomous world, many long-delayed improvements will be rendered obsolete.

Library of Congress

Life Along Route 1 in the 1940s

What one photographer discovered documenting life between the Nation's Capital and the Mason Dixon Line.

Congress for the New Urbanism

Like It or Not, Most Urban Freeways Are Here to Stay

The challenge is to design ways to soften the effects of these necessary evils.

Todd Drezner/Kickstarter

A New Documentary Highlights the Reinvention of America's Streets

Bike lanes, bike shares, pedestrian safety laws, and more.

Huuto

Finnish Hockey Fans Are So Excited About Beating Russia They're Willing to Pay $5,500 for a Used Bicycle

Now you know what to buy the Olympics-loving bike enthusiast in your life.

Shutterstock

Why You Shouldn't Buy a U.S.-to-Europe Flight More Than 2 Months in Advance

The average fare for a flight from the U.S. to Europe will vary by $256 from when a ticket is first offered to the day the plane takes off.

Vancouver's Canada Line Is a Model of Transit-Oriented Development

The new transit line has sparked a development boom unlike anything in the region’s history.

Maybe This Is How You Sell Electric Cars to 'Real America'

This ad for the 2014 Cadillac ELR takes French-bashing to a whole new level.

Courtesy Onondaga Citizens League

The Future of Urban Freeways Is Playing Out Right Now in Syracuse

As I-81 nears the end of its functional life, a city struggles to decide the best way forward.