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New York Takes Aim at Terrorism With Odorless Gas Release in Subway

There was more gas than usual on the New York City subway system Tuesday morning, if that's even possible.

Love in a Time of Public Transportation

Prague is unveiling subway cars for singles. Is this something people really want?

5 Minutes in the Life of a Sidewalk

A clever data visualization of how we move through shared space.

Is Being Able to Walk Around Your City a Right?

Inside The Hindu's fight to reclaim India's sidewalks for pedestrians.

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Do We Really Need 'Sexy' Mass Transit Vehicles?

All else being equal, riders prefer good service to any particular mode.

Can a Couple of Tables Make Bangalore's 'Rapist Lane' Safe Again?

Inside one of the country's most fascinating social experiments.

The Secret Life of American Trains

Some Vernacular Railroad Photographs features over 200 shots of railways and trains, unearthed by the book's authors.

The Bay Area Survived Its First Morning Without a Metro

The BART strike made for a crowded commute, but not a nightmare.

The Future According to Ray LaHood: High-Speed Rail, But Also Tons of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Despite being a proponent of walkable communities, the outgoing U.S. Secretary of Transportation just doesn't believe Americans will ever stop buying cars.

San Francisco Bay Area Braces for a Transit Strike

The city's notoriously tough commutes are about to get a lot harder.

YOLO of the Day: The Yolobus

Next stop #yolo.

A Small Number of People Are Causing a Huge Share of Our Greenhouse Emissions

Blame their big houses and outsized driving habits.

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Brazilian Protesters Say Their Mass Transit Systems Are a Mess. Here's What That Looks Like

A day in the life of Brazil's subway and bus commuters.

Transit Agencies Are Finally Fighting Back Against an Infamous Patent Troll

The American Public Transportation Association has filed a lawsuit to halt "frivolous" cases brought by a mysterious company based in Luxembourg.

Internet Car Start-Ups Look to L.A.'s New Mayor for a Helping Hand

Will Eric Garcetti push for a reconciliation between the regulatory system, the existing industry and the new entrants?

What If You Could Reserve Your Daily Commute Like a Table at a Restaurant?

It's not as crazy as it might sound.

10 Brilliant Pieces of Bike Infrastructure

Super-highways, car-shaped holding pens, and more.

Watch Out, EasyJet: Europe's Newer, Faster Trains Are Gunning For You

European rail travel is often more expensive and harder to book than cheap, no-frills plane tickets. But that's about to change.