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Global Car, Motorcycle, and Bike Ownership, in 1 Infographic

About 88 percent of Americans owned cars—second in the world.

Copenhagen's Pioneering Bike Share Program Is Days Away From Being Scrapped

The Danish capital is embroiled in a battle with the company responsible for providing fancy new bikes for the program.

How Car-Reliance Squeezes the Middle Class

Three alarming charts from new data on transportation spending.

The Steady Rise of Bike Ridership in New York

Advocates say the latest numbers are encouraging, but the city could still be doing more.

Photos

Imagining the Chilling Landscape of Unchecked Global Development

British photographer Marcus Lyon creates apocalyptic images of what cities might look like if left to grow out of control.

Meet the Opposition to Texas High-Speed Rail

Don't mess with their roads.

Videos

What If Your Subway Conductor Suddenly Got Real?

A new spoof, "The MTA Is Not Apologizing," shows impatient riders no mercy.

The Unexpectedly Compelling Case for Ferries

As a complementary form of mass transit, they've actually got a lot to recommend them.

Maps

A Subway-Style Map of San Francisco's Historical Trains

It was created using a collection of 1937 railway timetables.

Simple Living Hits the Road as RV Ownership Surges

Sales are about to reach pre-recession levels. Who's driving them and why?

Videos

When a Korean Drummer Performs in a NYC Subway

"I'm not busking for money. I want to share this identity, this culture."

The Case for Driverless Trains, By the Numbers

In 8 revealing facts and figures, plus 3 charts.

CityFixer

4 Reasons to Remove Traffic Lights in the Era of Peak Driving

In many cases, there are benefits to replacing signals with stop signs—starting with saving taxpayers a lot of cash.

The Moscow Metro's New, Cohesive Typeface

One of the world's most popular underground networks finally gets the wayfinding treatment it deserves.

Videos

A Lego Car That Runs on Air

A 21-year-old inventor gets creative with half a million toy bricks.

The Company That's Helping Mass Transit Stand Up to Uber and Leap

TransLoc is building an on-demand system for transit agencies.

China Wants to Build a Rail Tunnel to Nepal Under Mount Everest

Drilling through the world's tallest mountain would be an engineering feat.

Why You Should Reconsider Your Hatred of Transit Transfers, in 2 Infographics

A brief lesson on how bus and rail connections save time.