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Vietnam's Bridges Are So Bad, Kids Have to Float in Plastic Bags to Get to School

But a terrifying new video may spark new investments.

Will Women Ever Feel Completely Safe on Mass Transit?

Cities trying to boost ridership have a few options, but lots of room for improvement.

These SF Billboards Are Now Plastered With Photos of Distracted Drivers

A passive-aggressive awareness campaign.

The Woman Leading Salt Lake City's Transportation Revolution

Robin Hutcheson is part of a new class of female DOT heads stressing alternatives to cars.

Scary Photos of Today's Train Crash at Chicago's O'Hare Airport

Miraculously, no one was killed.

Maybe Transit Isn't Surging After All

Questioning the numbers behind the new ridership "record."

A Bicycle-Powered Moving Company's Sales Pitch: We're Just Faster

And it seems to be working in Sweden's three largest cities.

Mapping the Imbalances of New York's Popular, Troubled Bike-Share

Empty and full stations abound in this cash-strapped system.

The Plan That Could Finally Free New York City From Traffic Congestion

Can a new effort to price out road use set a path for U.S. cities to follow?

Maps

Visualizing the Bay Area's Transit Systems by Commute Time

A time-scale transit map shows how long it takes to get around on Muni, BART, and the Caltrain.

'The Simpsons' Unveils a New Springfield Public Transit Map

See how many of the show's references you can spot in the expanded Springfield subway system.

Finally, a Bag That Fits the Tiny Rack on Bike-Share Bikes

Never awkwardly stuff your backpack into a front rack again.

Seattle Just Became the First City to Cap the Number of UberX and Lyft Drivers on the Road

Each service will be limited to 150 drivers at any given time.

A DIY Approach to Slowing a City's Cars

Inside one New York group's campaign to lower speed limits from 30 to a much safer 20.

Putting a Price on D.C.'s Worst Commute

I-95 south of the nation's capital has some of the worst traffic in the country. Next year, you'll be able to buy your way out of it.

Air Quality Woes May Finally Force Paris to Rethink Its Love of Diesel Fuel

The city banned half of all cars from the roads on Monday. Will it be enough?

Western Europe's Mild March Has Led to an Air Quality Crisis in France

The entire Paris region's public transportation system will be free this weekend in an effort to stem the early spring smog.

How Design Can Help Build a 'Transit Culture'

Transit "branding," from a system's logos to its stations, can have a real impact on riders.