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One Key Thing That Sets the U.S. Apart From Other Cycling Cultures

In countries where bicycling is routine, people rarely wear helmets. In America, where automobiles dominate, pedalers sport protection.

Henry Grabar

Love in a Time of Public Transportation

Valentine's Day at the New York City Transit Museum's missed connections party.

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These 3 Charts Show That the Commuter Benefit System Is Terribly Broken

The workers who need them most are getting them least.

This 80s Instructional Video Makes Being a Bus Driver Seem Pretty Crazy

Scenarios that play out like a made-for-TV film.

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DDOT

Cities, Mapped by Their Snow Routes

Street grids of necessity.

Kate Seabrook

This Woman Took a Picture of Every Prague Subway Station in Just One Day

What Kate Seabrook learned from her crazy 13-hour jaunt through Prague's public transit.

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How Simple Physical Activity Could Stave Off Depression

New research suggests a 20-minute walk a day could keep people much healthier.

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Imagine: A World Where Nobody Owns Their Own Car

It's possible, and sooner than you'd think.

The Bus Voyeur of Buenos Aires

This artist takes pictures of ladies on public transit, without their knowledge, and posts them online. Why?

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Seattle Now Has Its Very Own Tech Shuttle Protesters, Too

With a decidedly more anarchist bent.

Efficient Passenger Project

How to Make Enemies: Unmask New York's Biggest Commuting Secrets

By posting signs about where to board for the easiest transfers, EPP hopes to make riding a little easier. But the MTA is not amused.

Associated Press

Atlanta Claims That It's Ready for Snow This Time

We'll see how it goes.

The 'Rocky' of Bridges Is Still Knocking Out Trucks

North Carolina's worst-designed underpass shows no signs of ending its automotive carnage.

Courtesy U.S. DOT

A World Without Car Crashes

Connected vehicles — the so-called "internet of cars" — could be the biggest transportation advance since the car itself.

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Unsuspecting Commuters, Transformed Into Cartoon Characters

 One man has been giving his fellow passengers new personalities through funny doodles.

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2014's Endless Snow Has at Least Been Good for Transportation Nerds

Now is the winter of the "sneckdown." What's that even mean? Read on.

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3 Depressing GIFs That Illustrate Who's Failed by Public Transit

This is what a subway map looks like when you remove every stop that isn't wheelchair accessible.

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Which Types of Traffic Signals Are the Safest?

New York rates four common options.