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In New York, Toward a Harmony of Police and Cyclists

A bicycling advocate says both riders and cops must work to improve their relationship.

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Are Our Transit Maps Tricking Us?

Subway maps distort the reality on the ground for all kinds of reasons. What happens when we make decisions based on them?

Reuters

Is a VMT Tax a Good Idea?

San Francisco is the latest city to consider a vehicle-miles traveled fee system.

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Pedestrians Keep Dying on Georgia Roads

A recent spate of deaths should prompt a new commitment to road safety. Instead, the opposite is happening.

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There's a Riddle Hidden Within This Bike Rack

Rearrange the letters to see what you can spell.

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The Case for Separated Bike Lanes

It's time to recognize that most people are never going to "stop worrying and learn to love the traffic."

Ian Veidenheimer

For Muslim Taxi Drivers in New York, Ramadan Gets Complicated

Fasting and praying at gas stations can be a challenge, and that's under the best of circumstances.

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Inevitable, But Still Awesome: An Affordable Glow-in-the-Dark Bike Frame

The safety benefit may be debatable, but who cares?

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Singing in the Car Makes You a Worse Driver

Stop singing. Turn off the radio, too.

Reuters

Syncing Traffic Lights Isn't the Fix Everyone Says It Is

Sure it makes travel easier. But that leads to more drivers on the road.

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Forget Electric Cars, This One Runs on Compressed Air

Tata Motors zero-pollution Airpod is inching closer to becoming a real thing.

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Vigilante Justice of the Day: Interstate Bike Thief Sting

Next time you think about stealing a bike, remember Jake Gillum.

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These Might Be the World's Worst Parkers

The unreal habits of drivers in Kazakhstan.

EPA

A Brief History of Air-Conditioning on the New York Subway

The city has tried to provide a cool summer ride since 1905, with varying degrees of success.

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Somehow We're Walking More and Walking Less At the Same Time

More U.S. adults are walking than they were five years ago, but they're doing it for a smaller amount of total time.

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The Bone-Breaking Consequences of Crossing the Street in Baku

A pedestrian's life in the capital of Azerbaijan is about as scary as it gets.

Reuters

Advice for Passing a Massive Infrastructure Referendum

Atlanta's voters rejected a one-cent sales tax to fund a public transportation overhaul. Lessons from Denver, Los Angeles and Phoenix.

Reuters

What Makes Some Train Station Waits Better Than Others?

"Queueing theory" says we hate the injustice of waiting on chaotic lines.

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Using Uber Ridership Data to Compare Cities and Neighborhoods

San Francisco's Financial District is more Manhattan-like than it is San Francisco-like, and other observations.