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The Oz of Los Angeles Traffic Lights

How the city controls its traffic system, then and now.

BOXX Corp.

Portlander Designs Electric, Boxy Scooter of the Future

For those who love riding around town on what looks like a ridiculously large iPod, there is the BOXX.

Videos
Courtesy: Wheel Change

'Taking Back the Town From the Automobile'

A clever idea for reclaiming the suburbs from endless driving.

Reuters

What Taxis Add to Public Transit

Cabs don't have to compete with buses and subways - they can complement them.

Maps

Map of the Day: How People Travel Around a City

An artist and cartographer lays out 10,000 tweets to map cities' most popular routes.

Reuters

A Lukewarm Report Card for High-Occupancy Toll Lanes

These roadways have performed well by some traffic standards, but problems remain.

Reuters

Public Transportation's Hidden Gender Imbalance

A new Stanford study says women ride transit more often than men. How can we better accommodate their needs?

Reuters

L.A.'s $1.5 Billion Sidewalk Problem

Sidewalk disrepair and inaccessibility are the subject of new lawsuits against the city.

Dan Taylor

How to Find the Least Crowded Subway Car

A British blogger conceives an answer: digital platforms that indicate the passenger volumes of various cars.

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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?

Courtesy: Kaid Benfield

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.

Reuters

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.

Videos

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.

Photos
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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.

Nate Berg

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

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