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The True Future of Transportation Has Two Big Barriers to Entry

Open data and smart devices will be the cornerstones of tomorrow's urban mobility.

The Strange Case of a Brooklyn Warehouse Full of Thousands of NYPD-Seized Bicycles

One family's struggle to obtain evidence in the death of their son raises a number of questions. 

The Easy Way to Fix Your City's Transportation System

It comes down to carrots and sticks.

Why Ridesharing Is a Way Bigger Deal for Suburban Seniors Than Urban Millennials

Peer-to-peer ride companies like Lyft and UberX can expand limited transportation options for the elderly.

The Key to Saving the U.S. Transportation Program

Cities and towns need more power over federal funds.

Tearing Down an Urban Highway Can Give Rise to a Whole New City

Three major flaws with the idea that most city interstates are here to stay.

When Does a Cycling Boom Go Wrong? When Everyone Rides on the Sidewalk

In Santiago de Chile, a failure to accommodate all the new bikes on the road has led to a dangerous situation for pedestrians.

Nashville's Revised BRT Isn't Actually BRT at All

Without dedicated center lanes, the Amp project needs a new title.

Why UberX Will Win in the End

Transportation network companies mirror early 20th century jitneys — except this time they'll survive.

These 8 Depressing Bike Theft Statistics Show Just How Bad the Problem Is

A survey of Montreal riders finds that half of all active cyclists have their bikes stolen, and only 2.4 percent are recovered.

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London's Bike-Share Program Unwittingly Revealed Its Cyclists' Movements for the World to See

When open data is too open.

Is There Such a Thing as a 'Feminine' Way to Ride a Bike?

Women cyclists share their stories. 

How Disney Imagined the American Highway of the Future, 50 Years Ago

A delightful throwback.

One Man's Quest to Make Business Travel a Lot Less Awful

The sharing economy meets office space with Breather.

The Bixi Bike-Share Bankruptcy Saga Just Got Even More Interesting

It's looking like Canadian furniture magnate and adventurer Bruno Rodi will step in to save the troubled firm. 

The Biggest Problem With Forcing Commuter Trains to Use Two-Person Crews

They cost more, and they aren't necessarily any safer.

Have U.S. Light Rail Systems Been Worth the Investment?

Despite modest success, most systems have neither increased mass transit commute share nor the vitality of city centers.

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The Secret Time-Saving Trick Hidden Inside Every New York City Taxicab

What to do if you're in a rush.