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Lineposters

The Most Elegant Transit Maps Ever

The Brooklyn couple behind Lineposters discuss their creative process and inspiration.

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When 'Carmageddon' Strikes, How Much of California Feels the Pain?

Warnings have been blaring up and down the state for months. Is this really necessary?

Reuters

A Cross-Country Crusade Against Pointless Bike Deaths

The creators of "Spoke" will ride from San Francisco to Orlando exploring the hazards of riding in the United States.

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City Makers: Global Stories

The people and ideas reshaping urban life

How Driveless Cars Will Revolutionize the Transit System

Transportation-as-a-service models could really take off in a world of hyper-optimized robo-taxis.

Maps

A Dazzling Animation of London's Bicycle Commuters

Jo Wood's map of five million British bike rides looks like it came from outer space.

NYC DOT

Traffic Fatalities Are on the Rise in New York. Is Distracted Driving to Blame?

City officials think so, and they've launched a low-tech campaign to get people to pay attention.

Could Parking Lot Walkways Point the Way to Walkable Redevelopment?

It’s all about the future street pattern.

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Could Bike GPS Actually Help You Get Your Stolen Bike Back?

Mobiloc says it's invented the first GPS-enabled bike lock.

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Why Britain's Railway Privatization Failed

Accidents and defaults have riders clamoring for a public takeover. But will the promised reintegration work?

Reuters

Dear New York: Please Make Subway 'Grinding' a Felony. Now.

A recent ruling sets a precedent for transit sex abusers to roam free.

Videos

How One Man's Bicycle Commute Inspired a Strange Song

Using a variety of electronics hooked up to his body, Brian House turned his daily bike route in New York into music.

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Finding of the Day: 8% of L.A. Childhood Asthma Cases Due to Freeway Proximity

Kids who live near busy roads are more likely to develop asthma.

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Want Healthier Seniors? Give Them Bus Passes

Researchers find free rides on public transit can spur physical activity in older adults.

Reuters

The Difference Between Bus Riders and Train Riders

The characteristics of the average L.A. transit user depends on what form of transit they use.

Spothero

You May Never Have to Circle the Block Looking for a Spot Again

With SpotHero, you can reserve a space in advance online.

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The World's Most Expensive Cabs

Despite what New Yorkers think, they're not in New York — not by a long shot.

Videos

Would You Ride This Cardboard Bike?

An Israeli designer invents a paper bike that could sell for $60 a pop.

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The Case for Keeping Seattle's Streets Messy

Let's stop talking about how to "fix the grid" and recognize what we have.