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One Metro, Three Vastly Different Approaches to Public Transit

What three cities in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area can teach us about the outcomes of transit access and coverage.

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Why Chinatown Buses Are Still So Popular

Given other curbside alternatives, why do many intercity travelers remain loyal to the Chinatown service?

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What Pictures Can Teach Us About Walkability

Sometimes the best insights come from looking at pictures of a space.

Graphic of the Day: Which Countries Are Cutting the Most Carbon?

A handy graphic illustrating where CO2 emissions are dropping fastest.

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Love in a Subway Car

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the Philadelphia transit agency is asking couples who met on board to share their stories.

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Video of the Day: The Joy of Biking in Mexico City

Two film makers capture the joys of riding in Mexico's capital

A Moveable Chief: A Conversation With Chicago Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein

The former D.C. transportation leader reflects on taking his show on the road.

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In Kazakhstan, A Beautiful, Futuristic New Subway System

Almaty's new system, 23 years in the making, is only Central Asia's second.

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Creating ‘The Most Bicycle Friendly City in America’ ... In Southern California

A big investment is changing the mobility and culture of Long Beach.

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'I Hate the Blue Line' and Other Things Transit Systems Can Learn From Twitter

Public transportation riders aren't shy about expressing their displeasure when things go wrong

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A Homeless Man's Unused Subway Card Empire

John Jones says he's made $20,000 reselling tossed Metrocards. Should that be legal?

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Watch a Bicycle Get Stolen Piece by Piece Over 365 Days

New Yorkers are surprisingly honest when it comes to dismantling an unattended bicycle, as this neat time-lapse video shows

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Zen and the Art of Snow Plow Maintenance

When it comes to allocating resources to remove snow, cities can often only guess and hope for the best

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Translating the American Highway System Into a Subway Map

Graphic designer Cameron Booth gives a London Tube map treatment to America's roadways

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Jerry Brown Breathes New Life Into High-Speed Rail

New business plan could see construction begin this year

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How to Entice Car Owners to Switch to Public Transit

A new report, based on an evaluation of Atlanta's transit system, suggests expanding into job centers and improving transfers

What Smart Growth Advocates Get Wrong About Density

It isn't just about the number of buildings

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What an Old British Cartoon Can Teach Us About Urbanism

A World War II era case for walkable communities

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How Our Brains Navigate the City

By using a mental map oriented to the north, says a group of psychologists