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How to Make Car-Share Work in the Suburbs

Envisioning a system in which private services, transit agencies, and local businesses all share a fleet.

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China's High-Speed Rail Is So Popular, It's Hurting the Domestic Airline Industry

Profits are falling, fast.

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A Rare Non-Tragic Chance to Revisit the Idea of Driverless Trains

This week's Chicago L train crash highlights an area of technology where U.S. transit lags behind.

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Vietnam's Bridges Are So Bad, Kids Have to Float in Plastic Bags to Get to School

But a terrifying new video may spark new investments.

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Will Women Ever Feel Completely Safe on Mass Transit?

Cities trying to boost ridership have a few options, but lots of room for improvement.

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These SF Billboards Are Now Plastered With Photos of Distracted Drivers

A passive-aggressive awareness campaign.

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The Woman Leading Salt Lake City's Transportation Revolution

Robin Hutcheson is part of a new class of female DOT heads stressing alternatives to cars.

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Scary Photos of Today's Train Crash at Chicago's O'Hare Airport

Miraculously, no one was killed.

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Maybe Transit Isn't Surging After All

Questioning the numbers behind the new ridership "record."

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A Bicycle-Powered Moving Company's Sales Pitch: We're Just Faster

And it seems to be working in Sweden's three largest cities.

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Mapping the Imbalances of New York's Popular, Troubled Bike-Share

Empty and full stations abound in this cash-strapped system.

AP

The Plan That Could Finally Free New York City From Traffic Congestion

Can a new effort to price out road use set a path for U.S. cities to follow?

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Visualizing the Bay Area's Transit Systems by Commute Time

A time-scale transit map shows how long it takes to get around on Muni, BART, and the Caltrain.

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'The Simpsons' Unveils a New Springfield Public Transit Map

See how many of the show's references you can spot in the expanded Springfield subway system.

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Finally, a Bag That Fits the Tiny Rack on Bike-Share Bikes

Never awkwardly stuff your backpack into a front rack again.

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Seattle Just Became the First City to Cap the Number of UberX and Lyft Drivers on the Road

Each service will be limited to 150 drivers at any given time.

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A DIY Approach to Slowing a City's Cars

Inside one New York group's campaign to lower speed limits from 30 to a much safer 20.

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Putting a Price on D.C.'s Worst Commute

I-95 south of the nation's capital has some of the worst traffic in the country. Next year, you'll be able to buy your way out of it.