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It's Time to Treat Bike-Share as Mass Transit

Five reasons cities must do a better job integrating bikes into the larger transportation system.

San Francisco Does the 'Monster Mash' on a Public Bus

Love music videos about bus etiquette? Then boy oh boy, you're in for a real treat here.

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Airlines Are Making Billions Off Your Checked Bags and a la Carte Meals

$40 billion, to be exact.

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Why Bike-Share Fans Should Be Concerned About a New Allegation in Minnesota

The financial woes of Montréal-based Bixi seem to be spreading, and a lot of questions remain.

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Britain Is Experimenting With a Glowing, Seemingly Self-Aware Bike Path

The "Starpath" absorbs sunlight during the day and glows with a supernatural-looking topaz aura at night.

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The New York City Subway Operators' Photography Club

The MTA's own operators are some of the system's most talented, and most prolific, chroniclers.

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How National Income Predicts Traffic Safety

In ways that aren't always obvious.

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The Most Complicated Tunnel in the World Finally Opens

Istanbul's $4 billion underwater rail project, which links its European and Asian sections, was nine years in the making. Even now, critics wonder whether it's safe.

The U.S. Cities Where the Fewest Commuters Get to Work By Car

And where bike commuting has been growing the fastest.

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Bicycles Are Outselling Cars in Europe

And that might not be just a blip.

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In Peru, Outrage Builds Over 'Phantom' Speed Limit Signs

Who is responsible for Lima's missing road signs? No one seems to know.

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High Heels Designed Especially for Cycling

You can make your own wood-and-leather heels that clip into the pedals following this eight-step process.

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What the Future of Driverless Cars Will Actually Look Like

Tallying the potential benefits in fewer accidents, less fuel needed, and more road capacity.

Helmet-Cam Footage That Puts Your Bike Commute Into Perspective

It looks like a roller-coaster, only way more dangerous.

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A Tour of a Whole Country That Has 'Transformed Itself for Cycling'

How the Netherlands is treating new residential developments in smaller cities and suburbs.

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How Traffic Congestion Affects Economic Growth

For good and bad.

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How Utah Turned Its Unpopular Public Transit System Into a Hit

The state doubled its light rail line in just 7 years, with the broad support of users and non-users alike.

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Chicago Survives the Months-Long Red Line South Reconstruction Project

The quiet end of a major mass transit disruption.