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The Vision Zero Message Is Finally Getting Through in New York

A robust turnout at a recent rally indicates progress in terms of public awareness and support.

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How Vandals Built a Brick Wall Inside a German Train

You can get away with a lot wearing an official-looking vest.

Even North Korea Is Building Bike Lanes

The thoroughfares of Pyongyang feature the greatest amenities for the convenience and efficiency of the socialist worker.

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5 Anti-Bike Arguments That Should Be Retired

For one, bike lanes are actually really good for the local economy.

The Clearest Explanation Yet for Why Millennials Are Driving Less

Shifting demographics matter, but shifting attitudes may matter more.

The Plan to Pedestrianize Central Milan

Milan joins a growing list of European cities embracing car-free futures for their central neighborhoods.

The 'Department of Pedestrian Etiquette' Targets Clueless NYC Walkers

Under the (sadly fake) decree, sidewalk violators would be denied permission to re-enter the city for 5 years.

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A Trippy Visualization of 24 Hours of Flights Over London

Watch more than 3,000 flights compete for space on only six runways.

The Most Hellish Design for Airplane Seating Yet

Another plan to satisfy airlines’ seemingly insatiable desire to squeeze more passengers onto an aircraft.

New York Wants Google Maps to Discourage Left Turns

The safety precaution would fit in with the city’s larger Vision Zero push.

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These Are the Saddest Amtrak Stations in America

Some of the nation’s train stations don’t make a great impression. That won’t change until Congress truly funds passenger rail.

Iowa Makes a Bold Admission: We Need Fewer Roads

The state’s DOT chief recently predicted the road system “is going to shrink.”

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Los Angeles Eyes a More Frequent Bus Network for No New Cost

The tradeoffs would include more crowded buses and some service cuts.

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Here to There: An Animated History of Transportation

From the canoe, to the carriage, to the self-driving car.

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The Panama Canal Is About To Become an Even Bigger 'Big Ditch'

The soon-to-open expanded canal will—finally—accommodate the world’s gigantic freight ships. For now.

Ford Tries to Figure Out Bicycles

The company’s Info Cycle project aims to improve the understanding of how urban streets work for cars and bikes alike.

Downtown Pittsburgh's Promising Plan to Give Streets Back to the People

Could the city become a national leader in “shared space”?

Why Memorializing America's History of Racism Matters

A project to place historical markers at sites where African Americans were lynched is “slow-going,” but necessary.