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This Broken London Tube Turnstile Could Sing Backup on Blur's 1997 Hit 'Song 2'

And Ritch Ames made a video of what that'd sound like.

Vallo Kruuser

The Largest Free Mass Transit Experiment in the World

Last January, the Estonian capital of Tallinn stopped charging for trolley and bus rides. It's had some unexpected results.

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How a Minor Snow Storm in the South Led to So Many People Sleeping in Pharmacies and Grocery Stores

A traffic nightmare with major repercussions.

Sina

The Fuzzy Logic of a Jaywalking Crackdown in New York

Officials hope it'll make streets safer. But pedestrians are often the victim of careless, speeding drivers.

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Chris Walker

The Google Bus Didn't Cause San Francisco to Become Super Expensive, But It May Be Accelerating the Process

A visual study.

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The Future of Honking

Cars are getting quieter. Should horns be getting quieter as well? 

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Why It Makes Sense for Long Island to Rethink the Parking Garage

A first step toward retrofitting the suburbs.

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This Map Wants to Change How You Think About Your Commute

With the help of 4.2 trillion points of data.

Reuters

The Wrongful Death Suit That Could Finally Define Uber

Questions over just who can be held liable in the "sharing economy" are coming to a head.

Reuters

Are Streetcars Part of the Transit Network?

Are they primarily about economic development or getting people around a city?

Videos

A Year of Automotive Mayhem for St. Louis's Red-Light Runners

The city's inability to stop on red is shown in this wince-worthy highlight reel of 2013 crashes.

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What Happens When a Suburb Can't Afford Its Roads

The village of Long Grove considers privatizing its public streets.

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How Texting Actually Changes the Way We Walk

The science of distracted strolling.

Why Do the Smartest Cities Have the Smallest Share of Cars?

What the metros with the highest percentage of non-car households tells us about driving and density.

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Capturing a Decade of Characters on Orlando's Skid Row

Photographer Bryan Soderlind shares his collection of images from the infamous Orange Blossom Trail.

Eric Sundquist

The Government Is Really Bad at Predicting Americans' Driving Habits

The Department of Transportation repeatedly over-estimates vehicle miles traveled.

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Are Drive-Thrus Discriminatory?

It may sound silly, but as Americans continue to drive less, issues like this one are going to keep coming up.

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What Would Google Bus Commuters Do if the Google Bus Didn't Exist?

Drive every day? Move closer to work?

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How to Make Waiting for the Bus Feel Much, Much Shorter

Transit users often feel like they're waiting about 50 percent longer than they actually are.