Commute

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Chris Coleman

This Is What Your Commute Would Look Like If You Had a 3D Scanner

It would be way more beautiful.

Andy Singer

A Cartoonist's Vision of a Car-Free Future

An anti-car, pro-bike manifesto, in drawings.

Rob Walters

The Challenge of Finding Actual People to Photograph in Car-Dependent Omaha

Rob Walter's photographs of Omaha may seem dreary. But he is devoted to his "social, supportive" city.

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Someday Soon You'll Pay for Every Mile You Drive

A small fee based on each mile traveled, with a surcharge during rush-hour and on city roads, may be the optimal road-funding model.

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Car Exhaust Is Confusing Honeybees to Death

Something in diesel fumes is preventing bees from finding their chief source of food, and that's not good for humanity's future.

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Anthony Flint

For Second-Tier European Cities, It's a Race to Go Greener, Faster

A visit to Nantes, the French city that's trying to distinguish itself by practically banning cars.

Would You Like a Bike With That Coffee?

A couple of cafes in the Czech Republic have created their own bare-bones bike-share, proving you don’t have to go big to succeed.

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Should All New Homes Be Pre-Wired to Charge Electric Vehicles?

Palo Alto thinks so.

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Two-Thirds of New York City Voters Say They Want Better Bike and Pedestrian Infrastructure

When the question is framed in terms of safety, there's plenty of agreement.

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What the Rise of Technology Has to Do With the Decline of Driving

A lot.

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Stop What You're Doing and Book Your Holiday Flights Right Now

Early October is the best time to book U.S. domestic flights for travel around Christmas or New Year's.

NBC Chicago

Suspicious Train Crash Injures Dozens in Chicago

A head-on collision between two trains — one of them out-of-service — sent dozens of people to area hospitals.

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Careful Ladies. According to a Saudi Cleric, Driving Could Damage Your Ovaries

New logic from one of the country's most conservative "scholars."

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The Awkward Ethics of Sharing

Some people just don't know how to share, let alone bike-share. So what do we do about them?

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A Multimedia Project Designed to Humanize Public Bus Drivers

"Driving Richmond" reveals the personal side of city transit.

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The Weird History Behind a Michigan Law Against Bumper Sticker Fraud

Are you really the proud parent of a kid at that school?

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A Ridiculous Number of Us Have No Clue How Much We Walk Every Day

Americans are also the worst at this.

Courtesy of the New York Governor's Office via Flickr

The People Who Need 'Texting Zones' on Highways Most Are Also Least Likely to Use Them

Research shows that people consistently overestimate how good they are at multitasking.