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The Unpopular Step That Would Popularize Electric Vehicles

Two words: tax carbon.

Ryan Schude

Whimsical Portraits of People and Their Cars

Catching up with the man fascinated by the relationship between humans and their personal vehicles.

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Even in 1932, Copenhagen Was a Cyclist's Paradise

Wonder-struck newscasters marvel at the city's throngs of riders and "special cyclist roads."

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A Charming Glimpse at Morning Commutes Around the World

One architecture firm asked its employees to film what they see while heading to work. 

A New Map Gives New Yorkers the Power to Report Traffic Hazards

Used well, it could serve as a powerful example of a city's ability to mine the collective knowledge of its residents for good.

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The Neuroscience of Car Dependence

Why the brain has such a hard time considering all travel options.

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The Uber Wars Are Shaping Up to Be Even More Heated in Europe

The ride-hailing company faces legal challenges across the continent.

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How E-ZPass Lanes Could Make Premature Births Less Common

The automated tolls cut down on air pollution, which in turn improves the health of pregnant women.

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The Next Century of Sustainable Communities Will Be Organized Around Transportation

The era of transit-oriented development and "networked livable communities" has arrived.

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Bike Polo Is a Lot More Violent Than You Might Imagine

A buffet of body checking, face plants, and butt-on-head brutality.

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A Striking New Way to Visualize Mobility

This tool shows how far you can travel in 10 minutes in ghostly splotches and tendrils.

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The True Future of Transportation Has Two Big Barriers to Entry

Open data and smart devices will be the cornerstones of tomorrow's urban mobility.

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The Strange Case of a Brooklyn Warehouse Full of Thousands of NYPD-Seized Bicycles

One family's struggle to obtain evidence in the death of their son raises a number of questions. 

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The Easy Way to Fix Your City's Transportation System

It comes down to carrots and sticks.

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Why Ridesharing Is a Way Bigger Deal for Suburban Seniors Than Urban Millennials

Peer-to-peer ride companies like Lyft and UberX can expand limited transportation options for the elderly.

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The Key to Saving the U.S. Transportation Program

Cities and towns need more power over federal funds.

Tearing Down an Urban Highway Can Give Rise to a Whole New City

Three major flaws with the idea that most city interstates are here to stay.

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When Does a Cycling Boom Go Wrong? When Everyone Rides on the Sidewalk

In Santiago de Chile, a failure to accommodate all the new bikes on the road has led to a dangerous situation for pedestrians.

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Nashville's Revised BRT Isn't Actually BRT at All

Without dedicated center lanes, the Amp project needs a new title.