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Should You Feel 'Car Culture' Guilt for Using Uber?

A host of services now enable people who don't own cars to still use them. Is that just as bad?

In Los Angeles, Walking Illegally Is More Than Twice as Expensive as Parking Illegally

The city is cracking down on jaywalking.

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Atlanta Makes a (Modest) Push for Transit Regionalism

But one website for all riders in the metro area is only a start.

A Growing Plea in New York: Pedestrian Deaths Cannot Be Tolerated

A new group called Make Queens Safer is dialing up the pressure on Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio.

11 Reasons Why Bicycling in the U.S. Is Exceptionally Dangerous

There are huge variations in bicycle safety, country by country.

A Paris Metro Car, Gift-Wrapped

Alas, city transport bosses do not seem to have enjoyed this stunt as much as their riders.

Moscow's 'Sexy' New Subway Stations

Stylish spots that intensely fashionable Muscovites will love.

Definitive Evidence That L.A.'s New Light Rail Line Reduces Driving

A carefully controlled study of the Expo line shows that vehicles miles dropped 40 percent.

Cuban Streets May Finally Escape the 1960s

The government has just lifted a 50-year ban on imported vehicles.

Bike vs. Car: Parking Spot Edition

A clever rack illustrates the efficiency of cycles.

Jakarta Cracks Down on Its Freelance Traffic Cops

But that won't solve its apocalyptic gridlock.

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2 Very Different Ideas for Preventing Subway Deaths

To keep people from falling onto the tracks, New York City is testing lasers. Osaka, Japan, is betting on ropes.

Biking in New York in 1897 Was a Dangerous Pursuit

A dreary chronicle of a month's worth of accidents.

How a Few Dutch Children Fought for a Street Where They Could Play, and Won

A 1972 documentary with lessons for today.

London's Bike-Share Crisis

The system is losing riders, and now its major sponsor has backed out. Can it be saved?

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Why Bus Rapid Transit Is Particularly Good for Developing Countries

In places like Istanbul and Mexico City, BRT is cleaning the air and saving commute time.

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Australia's First Filmed Traffic Accident, Circa 1905

Lesson: Always look both ways when egressing from the steam-biscuit factory.

Across the 50 States, a Big Disparity in Road Safety

States with the toughest driving laws see far fewer traffic fatalities.