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The Case for Caution When It Comes to Building Streetcars

There are several reasons to be excited about streetcars — and several others to be skeptical.

DDOT

Bike-Share May Not Take Many Cars Off the Road, But That's OK

Results from the latest Capital Bikeshare member survey in Washington, D.C.

Flickr/Infomatique

Bizarre Bike Vs. Car Saga of the Day: The Sorry Story of Emma Way

After boasting that she had knocked over a cyclist in her car, Way has become international news.

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City Makers: Global Stories

The people and ideas reshaping urban life

Schles and Levine

Visualizing the Impact of Mega-Storms on Transit

A graphic shows the movement of New Yorkers during and around the worst storms of the last three years.

Qantas/Droga5

Airline Perk of the Day: A Book That Lasts Precisely the Length of Your Flight

Qantas Airways' new literary marketing strategy.

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Zaha Hadid Architects

The World's Most Luxurious Metro Station?

Here's what a subway station looks like in Saudi Arabia.

Reuters

America's Most Bikeable Neighborhoods

And city rankings, based on Bike Score.

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Scheme of the Day: Florida's Secret Plan to Cause More Traffic Violations

Your daily dose of transportation intrigue.

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Héctor Mediavilla

Inside Mexico City's Chaotic Underground Rush Hour

A photographer captures the routine madness of Mexico's largest subway system.

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Giving Teens the Option Not to Drive

The Adolescent Mobility Health Consortium sees teen driving as an urgent public health issue.

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Millennials Lead the Trend to Less Driving, But What Happens As They Get Older?

Twenty-something Americans drive about 20 percent less today than their parents.

Flickr/Magnificent Octopus

Why We Should Never Fine Cyclists

Forget the penalties—bike riders shouldn't have to obey laws designed for 4,000-pound automobiles.

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Cyclists Aren't 'Special,' and They Shouldn't Play by Their Own Rules

The days of the outlaw bicyclist are over.

Chris Marciano

A Proposal to Make the Micro Apartment a Little More Livable

The dormitory meets the real world.

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Traffic Pollution May Be Harming Kids in Ways We Never Imagined

Another reason to worry if you live near a highway.

Videos

A Mesmerizing Timelapse Shows Just How Essential Public Transit Is to Zurich

Trains, trams, streetcars and the people who ride them play a starring role in this kinetic 3-minute film.

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Rahm Emanuel's Quid Pro Quo Solution to the Cyclist-Driver Battle in Chicago

Double the fines for bikers that break traffic laws ... and the drivers that door them.

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Schema Design

What Public Transit Data Teaches Us About How People Use a City

What does a city look like when viewed through the movement of its riders?