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Raleigh's Pedestrian Rebound

Recently ranked one of America's most dangerous places for walkers, the city has a new plan to do something about it.

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Stat of the Day: Bicycle Fatalities Rose 8.7 Percent From 2010 to 2011

The vehicle fatality rate dropped, though.

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Solo Drivers Say They Benefit From App Communities

"Networked" commuters are reporting a more positive driving experience.

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Big Chunk of Turkish Infrastructure Caves In, Eats a Student

This person probably did not imagine spending the day trying to crawl out from a brand new hole in the street.

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The Greening of America's Taxis

With car ownership falling, taxis are more important than ever.

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Feargus O'Sullivan

London's 'Make-Do-and-Mend' Transit Revolution

The city is redrawing its transit map without an expensive overhaul. Instead, it stitched together old, underexploited track.

Underground New York Public Library

Riding the Subway as Therapy

Wrapped in steel and plastic and surrounded by strangers, public transportation can be as soothing as a night out with friends.

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Terrifying: Half of L.A.'s Crashes Are Hit and Runs

It's by far the highest rate in the country.

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Life and Death on the Tracks in New York: Would You Be a Hero?

The thing is, we can all imagine a tragedy like the one in New York this week happening to us.

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6 Videos That Show the Fascinating Ebb and Flow of Regional Transit

These maps track the movement of transit vehicles in various cities over the course of 24 hours.

Mikael Colville-Andersen

'Desire Lines' and the Fundamental Failure of Traffic Engineering

Mikael Colville-Andersen makes the cases for designing cities with people in mind.

St. Louis Loses a Historic Bridge, Gains Awesome Demolition Footage

Part of the nation's first interstate highway project is no more, having been spectacularly dropped into the Missouri River on Tuesday.

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Cyclists and Pedestrians Can End Up Spending More Each Month Than Drivers

They may buy less per visit. But over the course of a month, bikers out-consumed drivers at bars, restaurants and convenience stores.

Videos

High-Speed Video of the Day: Dozens of Jets Landing at Heathrow

Pretty efficient, contrary to popular opinion.

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Would You Ride a Bike That Sounded Like a Trotting Horse?

It's a Monty Python gag, of course.

How Car Insurance Could Actually Convince Us to Drive Less

Letting companies monitor how and how much you drive will save you money, and generate huge spillover benefits.

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This New Bike Light Goes the Distance

The attachment projects a symbol 20 feet ahead of the bike, enhancing presence for oncoming traffic and lane mergers.

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The Many Ways Cities Are Trying to Make Uber Illegal

The company's been banned or fined in pretty much every major American city, and now, regulators are trying to make it illegal across the U.S.