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Who Has Worse Subway Etiquette: Men or Women?

A war of the sexes, waged on Tumblr.

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Nap App Means You'll Never Miss Your Subway Stop Again

Sleep away, straphangers.

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The Search for a Better Delivery Truck System for Old, Narrow European Streets

EU ideas for reducing road freight-related congestion.

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How to Design a City for Women

A fascinating experiment in "gender mainstreaming."

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One Chart That Explains Why the U.S. Auto Industry Is Booming

How is this possible, given the muted gains consumers have seen in their incomes?

The Nefarious Ways Sprawl Begets Sprawl

Loudoun County was once one of the most beautiful in Virginia. Now it's just a massively sprawling suburb.

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Living Near Good Transit May Make You Happier

A great subway or light rail line can actually lift your mood.

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What If Roads Lasted Twice As Long?

An innovation in Texas could extend highway lifespans and decrease repair spending.

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Utah's Air Quality Alerts May Have Inadvertently Put More Cars on the Road

Evidence of a particularly negative feedback loop.

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Transit Hack of the Day: A Sleek Card to Hold Toronto's Old-School Tokens

It's almost as convenient as a system that just uses an automated transit card.

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Map Battle of the Day: Pick Boston's Best Subway Map Redesign

Options galore.

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Riding the Dubai Metro Is Like Driving a Porsche

How to sell public transit in a city that loves its luxury cars.

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The Strange Tale of an Uber Car Crash and What It Means for the Future of Auto Insurance

When you're hitching a ride with Uber, Sidecar, or Lyft, it's not always clear who's liable in the event of an accident.

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Can London Protect Cyclists From the Danger of Trucks?

A whopping 53 percent of bicycle deaths in the city involved trucks.

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An App to Nab Jerks Who Illegally Use Disabled Parking

Your city could probably use your help.

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8 More Brilliant Pieces of Bike Infrastructure

Lofted bike lanes, automated parking, and more.

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Well, This Is Certainly One of the Worst Public Bus Stories We've Ever Heard

In Detroit, a rider says a bus driver cursed at her and refused to let her off. And then things got really bad.

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Australia Just Had a Train Accident That's Being Blamed on ... Millipedes

When nature and infrastructure collide, things can get slippery.