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What Should Be Done About Jerks Stealing Disabled Parking Spots?

Short term: Have holograms of people with disabilities pop up. Long term: Let's rethink parking entirely.

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Can This Ad Convince You to Change the Way You Drive?

New York's Vision Zero program targets reckless driving with a pair of jarring new public service campaigns.

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Could an Old Design Create a Safer Central Park?

A new organization says that restoring the park's historic arches would result in fewer collisions between pedestrians and cyclists.

Is New York Quietly Changing Its Subway Station Lettering?

New photos of the 2nd Avenue line suggest a pretty bold change in station tile style.

A 3-Part Plan to Rebuild New York's Old Penn Station

It would rectify "one of the greatest civic blunders ever committed."

The Hardest-Working Bike in Washington, D.C.: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

An Interview With Wanksy, Penis Doodler and Pothole Avenger

How an English construction worker is fighting for better road infrastructure by scribbling on the streets like a third-grader.

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Uber India's Updated SOS Button Puts Riders In Instant Communication With Police

Will the new feature keep passengers safer?

7 Benefits and 1 Huge Problem With a World of Driverless Taxis

Perhaps the biggest win: no more on-street parking.

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Why Great Transit Is Worth Loads of Money to Local Businesses

Reliable buses cut down on employee turnover—dramatically.

Vandals Built a Brick Wall in the Door of This German Train

It's like the commuter version of The Cask of Amontillado.

L.A.'s Love/Hate Relationship With Waze Continues

One councilmember is pushing the city to partner with the app to reduce congestion on residential streets.

For Bike-Share Equity, Convenience Is Key

New recommendations for building accessible systems suggest more stations in low-income neighborhoods—and more density in general.

The Only Chart You Need to Explain America's Broken Gas Tax

Highway money is on pace to run out in July.

How the Microtransit Movement Is Changing Urban Mobility

The good and the bad of all these new flexible ride services.

An Underrated Approach to Cutting Car Commutes: Peer Pressure

The surprising power of social norms in shifting travel habits.

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Indiana Drivers Paid $4.8 Million in NYC Parking Tickets Last Year

And other sad parking tales told by open data.

5 Subway Lines New York Hasn't Built But Should

A transit wish list for wealthier times.