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We Won’t Get More Women on Bikes Until We Have Environments That Cater to Them

Closing the gender gap means getting women not merely around bikes, but on them—with regularity.

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16 Parking Garages Worth Looking At

Miami may be the international hub of memorable parking, but it’s not the only city sporting glitzy garages.

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Could You One Day Ride Your Bike All the Way Around New York Harbor?

Advocates are calling for the Verrazano Narrows Bridge to finally be opened up to pedestrians and cyclists.

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How Far Can You Live From an Interstate Highway?

Depending on how you measure, as far as 250 miles.

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We Won't Get More Women on Bikes Until We Have Stores That Cater to Them

A new crop of women-specific bike shops aim to fix the gender imbalance.

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The 'World's First Chainless E-Bike' Raises Some Questions

It's a bike that's built for people who hate bikes, basically.

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Swim to Work in This Goofy New 'Commuter Pool'

A wild idea for converting an old canal in London.

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Should the Market Alone Determine Parking Supply?

New research finds that parking minimums are indeed bad, but that parking maximums still need fine-tuning.

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5 Reasons Germans Ride 5 Times More Mass Transit Than Americans

Restrictions on driving is the biggest factor, experts argue in a new study.

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Imagine Walking Down to the Corner to Pick Your Own Apple

More cities are considering turning their street trees into food sources.

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How Cars Became the Next Big Subprime Market

Car sales are booming again. But is offering easy credit to riskier borrowers more trouble than it's worth?

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The World's Most Luxurious Subway Ride

This Parisian train - inspired by the Palace of Versailles - has reclining seats! And frescoes!

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A Love Letter to the Delhi Metro

A warm reminder of just how well the international citizenship of public transit translates.

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Compelling Evidence That Red-Light Cameras Do Make Roads Safer

In this ongoing debate, a new study finds that as red-light cameras go dark, red light running goes up — immediately.

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Indian Trains Will No Longer Dump Human Waste Onto the Tracks

Also, a look at Singapore's intense campaign to reform dag-nasty bathrooms.

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Sustainable Transportation Simply May Require a Top-Down Approach

Mandated planning improves metro area transit patterns, but maybe not enough.

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Smartphones As Bicycle Lights: Still Not Catching On

The latest entrant claims to be more convenient than a standard bike-safety light, but we've got a few concerns.

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L.A.'s 'Carmageddon' Produced Dramatic, Instantaneous Air Quality Improvements

Researchers measuring pollution during last year's 405 closure find air quality improved by as much as 83 percent.