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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

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Walkable by Accident

Sometimes, a car-independent lifestyle can spring up where you least expect it

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After Demolishing a Highway, How Should a City Rebuild?

A round-up of the best comments from this week's The Big Fix

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What the Eurostar's Success Means for California HSR

A new study shows just how much high-speed rail dominates the Paris-to-London trip and concludes it would compete with air travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco

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How To Make a City Healthy

A group outlines eight key pillars of sustainable communities

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Vancouver's Gondola Dreams May Be Too Expensive To Come True

The Canadian city has good reason to want to install the somewhat novel transit option on Burnaby Mountain, but the numbers still don't add up

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The Science of How We Walk

An emerging field of research is devoted to studying pedestrian behavior

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Metro Fare of the Day: 45 Cents

The cost of a ride on Almaty's brand new subway, only the second in Central Asia

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D.C. Taxi Industry Already Irritated With Uber

The app-based luxury car service once again finds itself under fire after expanding to additional cities

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Transit Stations May Actually Cut Down on Crime

Opponents say stations bring an unsavory element to a neighborhood. But according to a new study, that's just not the case

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What Neighborhoods Need to Succeed at Walkability

According to a new study, the secret is stores that attract outsiders

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For Smaller Towns, Paying for Sidewalks Isn't Always Simple

Missoula considers a new approach to funding walkability as demand grows