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Why America Needs More Robotic Parking

Automated garages, long popular in Europe and Asia, could increase parking density in cities.

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Throwing It All Away: NYC Subway Trashes More Trash Cans

Transit officials say a pilot program has helped reduce garbage inside stations, but results elsewhere have been mixed.

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Using BRT as a Transit Band-Aid

As Istanbul awaits the completion of its trunk subway line, the Metrobus has performed admirably.

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90-Foot Bus of the Day: the Fraunhofer IVI Auto Tram

I can't believe it's not a tram!

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Avoid Airline Fees With This Wearable Luggage

But you'll still look like an idiot.

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Why Mitt Romney Should Love France's Approach to Infrastructure Funding

Here, you pay for the roads and resources you use, thanks to innovative public-private partnerships.

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The Case for Eliminating Disabled Parking Placards

They invite fraud, drain city revenue, and often fail to help those who need it most — new research proposes an alternative.

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Dubai's Misguided Effort to Motivate its Bus Drivers

A nice idea in theory that's nonetheless super unsafe.

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Do More Car Accidents Happen in Bigger Cities?

New data suggests that city population plays little role in frequency of collisions.

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What Real Respect for Bicyclists Looks Like

Take a ride on this floating roundabout for cyclists, in the Netherlands of course.

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Making Sense of Inevitable Transit Delays

Researchers are using rider data to better understand how stressed subway crowds flow through the system.

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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?

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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."

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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.