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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.

Can London Protect Cyclists From the Danger of Trucks?

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

An App to Nab Jerks Who Illegally Use Disabled Parking

Your city could probably use your help.

Videos

8 More Brilliant Pieces of Bike Infrastructure

Lofted bike lanes, automated parking, and more.

Videos

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.

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

When nature and infrastructure collide, things can get slippery.

Audio Bus Ads: Too Intrusive for Riders, or Too Much Money to Pass Up?

Compared to other recent transit marketing campaigns, these seem pretty tolerable.

Videos

What the World's Been Waiting For: Some Nice Bicycle Underthings for Ladies

Functional and fabulous.

The Coming Battle Over Electric Bicycles

E-bikes are poised for a boom, but are we ready for them?

Videos

Watch the Long-Delayed $6.4 Billion Bay Bridge Rise in Minutes

California's largest public works project is finally open to traffic.

Charlotte Fights Its Anti-Transit Foes ... With Infographics

The "Truth About Transit" campaign offers an easy visual way to dispel popular myths.

Memo to U.S. Open Players: The Subway Is the Easiest Way to Get to Your Match

Rather than complaining about the city's traffic, we recommend you make use of the excellent public transportation.

Texting a Driver Could Make You Liable for a Crash

A New Jersey court rules that senders bear responsibility if they've "knowingly engaged in distracting conduct."

Chinatown Buses Beware: Feds Launch Surprise 'Strike Force' Inspections

A broad two-week crackdown on inter-city charters and vans.

Adorable Runaway Kittens Shut Down Part of the New York Subway

A train delay you can get behind.

Maps

Exploring the Curious Connections Between Traffic Deaths and NFL Home Games

With millions of fans driving to stadiums every week, is it more dangerous to take to the road after a football game?

America's Driving Less, and This Evidence Suggests It's Not About the Economy

A new report compares driving trends state by state.

On Transportation's 'History of Dividing Us'

For the March on Washington anniversary, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx has written about the role of transportation in civil rights, both good and bad.