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Coming Soon to America: One Fare Card for All Transit

It’s working in other parts of the world, so what’s the holdup in the U.S.?

Its Streetcar Nixed, Fort Worth Still Awaits a Better Bus

Five years after the trolley plan died, some locals are frustrated that other transit improvements haven’t emerged.

Maps

Tracking London's Profane Irritation Over the Tube Strike

"I am paying through my arse for an Uber right now #tubestrike #tired #sotired."

How Cambridge Became the U.K.'s Model Cycling City

It has loads of car-free areas in the historic center, for one thing.

How Driverless Cars Could Turn Parking Lots Into City Parks

A huge amount of urban traffic comes from cars circling for available parking. Robot fleets could change all that.

Maps

Where the New York City Subway Doesn't Go

A map of “transit deserts” shows the plight of the outer boroughs.

Photos

In Mumbai, Taxis Are Transforming Into Works of Art

The Taxi Fabric project gives local designers a new vehicle to show off their work.

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Turning Suburban Tysons Into a Walkable City Will Take Time

A year into the Silver Line era there have been some failings, but that doesn’t make the great planning experiment a failure.

A Super Fun Traffic Game That Belittles Human Drivers

Good luck keeping pace with the robots.

Montreal's $1 Million Bus Stop Art

A whimsical 65-foot-high wheel will entertain Montrealers waiting for the bus, though the price tag has raised some eyebrows.

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Uber and Public Transit Are Trying to Get Along

Emerging partnerships hold promise for reducing car-reliance, but they raise questions about who’s winning out in the deal.

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San Francisco's Humble Request to Luxury Developers: Pitch in for Public Transit

A new impact fee asks residential towers to pay their fair share.

Navigator

Mapping the Hottest Subway Stations on the Hottest Day in NYC

Underground temperatures can soar as high as 106 degrees.

CityFixer

L.A.'s Bold Plan to Bring Car-Share to the Poor

A new electric vehicle pilot would provide access and savings to those who need it most.

How Urban Designers Can Get Smaller Cities Walking

A new study identifies two important street features that draw pedestrians—outside of New York City.

BMW's Plan to Prevent Electric Cars From Overwhelming the Grid

When electricity demand is high, i3 owners can now delay a charge—for a cash rebate.

Why Flashy Plans for LaGuardia Don't Impress Transit Advocates

If an outdated airport is “un-New York,” according to Governor Andrew Cuomo, then what’s a crumbling subway system?

Videos

Watch This Large Man Lift a Car out of a Bike Lane

A new cycling superhero is born.