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Why New York City Spends $7,000 Per Student on School Buses

Blame corruption, according to the New York Times.

Finally: A Transit Ticket on Your Smart Phone

Boston's commuter rail embraces the next big convenience in mass transit.

Photos

Meet the Newest Fleet of 'Green' Cars

Detroit rolled out the next generation of fuel-efficient cars at this year's Auto Show.

America Is a Walking Disaster

In much of the country, walking – that most basic and human method of movement, and the one most important to our health – is all but impossible.

4 Ways the Feds Are Making Transit Better

New funding rules should speed up major projects and increase local benefits.

A Case for Abolishing Parking Tickets

A researcher argues that cities could make up the revenue and control parking demand without all those hated citations.

The Bizarre Story of the Woman Who Stole a Stockholm Commuter Train

And then crashed it into an apartment building.

CityFixer

Would More Drivers Use Mass Transit if It Mimicked Private Cars?

Personal Rapid Transit tries for a comeback.

Strip Down and Ride the Subway

Improv Everywhere's annual no-pants transit ride goes international.

Maps

This Latest Upgrade Won't Fix Amtrak's WiFi

The best commuters can hope for is very fast internet very occasionally.

Silicon Valley Can't Get Transit Right

Less than 1 percent of Santa Clara County residents ride VTA light rail, and taxpayers subsidize 85 percent of the operating costs.

CityFixer

Is There Less Drunk Driving in the South, Or Just Less Data?

We've got a couple of theories.

Should Hybrid and Electric Cars Have to Sound Like Regular Cars?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has decided that they do.

Maps

Happy 150th Birthday, London Tube!

See how the Underground map has changed through the years.

6 Ideas for L.A.'s Next Great Transit Project

Rapid-bus routes, an elevated highway, and a combined transit-road tunnel are among the finalists.

Watch These Traffic Lights Slowly Take Over a City

Amsterdam never stood a chance.

Videos

How New York City's 'Pothole Gang' Fixes 4,000 Holes a Day

Headquartered in a small depot beneath the Williamsburg Bridge, the crew is responsible for overseeing 6,000 miles of road.

Videos

Why Does This Canadian Bridge Keep Trying to Kill People?

The widest bridge in the world, the Vancouver-area Port Mann span, is failing its debut in a spectacular fashion.