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The Many Benefits of Making One-Way Streets Two-Way

Safer traffic, for one thing.

Where and Why Walking or Biking to Work Makes a Difference

An active commute matters, wherever you live.

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Indy (Gently) Nudges Developers Away From Parking, Toward Transit

The Indy Rezone plan gives breaks to buildings that provide bike, car-share, or bus access.

7 Transportation Plot Lines Better Than the High-Speed Rail Scheme in 'True Detective'

Can you say: Monorail?

Is Urban Planning Having an Identity Crisis?

Some planners are calling for a shift away from rigid, conventional approaches toward more complex, flexible ones.

Show Your New York Love With a Poster of Every Subway Station

Why? “Because … subway!”

The Vision Zero Message Is Finally Getting Through in New York

A robust turnout at a recent rally indicates progress in terms of public awareness and support.

Videos

How Vandals Built a Brick Wall Inside a German Train

You can get away with a lot wearing an official-looking vest.

Even North Korea Is Building Bike Lanes

The thoroughfares of Pyongyang feature the greatest amenities for the convenience and efficiency of the socialist worker.

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5 Anti-Bike Arguments That Should Be Retired

For one, bike lanes are actually really good for the local economy.

The Clearest Explanation Yet for Why Millennials Are Driving Less

Shifting demographics matter, but shifting attitudes may matter more.

The Plan to Pedestrianize Central Milan

Milan joins a growing list of European cities embracing car-free futures for their central neighborhoods.

The 'Department of Pedestrian Etiquette' Targets Clueless NYC Walkers

Under the (sadly fake) decree, sidewalk violators would be denied permission to re-enter the city for 5 years.

Videos

A Trippy Visualization of 24 Hours of Flights Over London

Watch more than 3,000 flights compete for space on only six runways.

The Most Hellish Design for Airplane Seating Yet

Another plan to satisfy airlines’ seemingly insatiable desire to squeeze more passengers onto an aircraft.

New York Wants Google Maps to Discourage Left Turns

The safety precaution would fit in with the city’s larger Vision Zero push.

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These Are the Saddest Amtrak Stations in America

Some of the nation’s train stations don’t make a great impression. That won’t change until Congress truly funds passenger rail.

Iowa Makes a Bold Admission: We Need Fewer Roads

The state’s DOT chief recently predicted the road system “is going to shrink.”