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The U.S. Airports Most Likely To Influence the Spread of Global Disease

The worst culprits aren't necessarily the ones you'd expect.

Videos

Mapping Tokyo's Train System in Slime Mold

In the future, urban planners could lose their jobs to ultra-efficient slime molds.

The Real Reason Kids Are Driving Less

Blame the internet.

Seeing the Train as a 'Mobile Office'

Transport modes should be evaluated on their "productive time," not just travel time.

Watch an Entire Bridge Get Built In a 3-Year Time Lapse

Cue the Philip Glass for this entrancing footage of a Pennsylvania bridge being born.

The Hidden Factor in Bike Commuting: Showers

People are much more likely to ride to work if they have a place to clean up once they get there.

The Secret Lives of Zipcar Drivers

Think the system runs on sharing, community and trust? You're wrong.

Where State Transportation Money Goes

A new state-by-state analysis shows just how transportation dollars are spent.

Photos

New York's Lovely Abandoned Subway Station

Photographs of the phantom City Hall station capture transit charm of yore.

UK Bus Passengers Aghast at Poo Tidal Wave

Also, a pilot program to give out free toilet paper in China fails miserably.

Why We Should Stop Talking About 'Bus Stigma'

Obsessing over trying to serve different economic classes on mass transit misses the point.

San Francisco to L.A. in 30 Minutes? Sure, on the Hyperloop

Elon Musk imagines a cheap, faster-than-a-plane, weather-immune, crash-impervious people-mover.

The Case for Public Transportation, in Infographic Form

A new chart details what we save when we take the train or bus.

CityFixer

How the New iPhone Will Expose Cities Lagging on Open Data

Once Apple releases its new mapping software, you'll only be able to find the bus if you live in a city with open data.

Olympic Traffic Pushes London to the Brink

Over 235,000 visitors will arrive in Heathrow today, putting the city's specially designed transportation network to the test.

The Longest BART Ride Ever

One man's trip across the entire system from end to end to end in one shot.

What Might Gas Stations Look Like When Hardly Anyone Uses Gas?

Some whimsical responses to a serious question.

How High Speed Rail Could Revitalize the Northeast

Shrinking the distance between vibrant urban cores and smaller communities could spark an economic boom.