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Head Injuries Didn't Rise in Bike-Share Cities. They Actually Fell

In fact, head injuries declined about 14 percent after cities started bike-sharing programs.

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One Man's Quest to Make Business Travel a Lot Less Awful

The sharing economy meets office space with Breather.

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The Bixi Bike-Share Bankruptcy Saga Just Got Even More Interesting

It's looking like Canadian furniture magnate and adventurer Bruno Rodi will step in to save the troubled firm. 

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Baseball Is Coming Back to Montreal, for a Weekend

The much-maligned Olympic Stadium will host two exhibition games, but don't expect the city to get a new team.

An Illustrated History of All the Ways Urban Environments Can Control Us

War of Streets and Houses explores how a city can simultaneously foster and crush social change.

How to Make Crosswalks Artistically Delightful

Paint them with fish, skeletons, and optical illusions, as is the M.O. of urban trickster Roadsworth.

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Bixi Files for Bankruptcy, But Bike-Share Goes On

The company's bike-sharing systems are in place in cities all over the world. So what happens next?

Bernard Fougères

Montreal Just Got Some 'Speech Bubble' Street Lights

It's like a real-life comic book.

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Despite Financial Concerns, Cities Are Doubling Down on Bike-Share

Revised funding models may eventually be needed, but there's little sign of a lack of commitment in places like Toronto and New York.

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Why Bike-Share Fans Should Be Concerned About a New Allegation in Minnesota

The financial woes of Montréal-based Bixi seem to be spreading, and a lot of questions remain.

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A Look Back at Montreal's Contentious, First Attempt at Slum Clearance

The City of Montreal Archives has just released an important set of historical images.

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Montreal's 'Tube That Jean Built'

It took 50 years for the city to get a subway, so it's no surprise the mayor who pulled it off got all the credit.

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Could Bixi's Financial Problems Affect Bike-Share in New York, D.C. and Beyond?

The Montréal company that supplies bicycles and docking stations for major U.S. cities is suffering from major cash flow issues.

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What the U.S. Can Learn From Canada's High-Paying Jobs Recovery

Jobs paying more than $30 an hour have fueled Canada's job growth, in stark contrast to America's temp-heavy recovery.

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In the Climate Change Economy, It's About Efficiency, Not Just Growth

North American cities are producing substantially less wealth per ton of greenhouse gas emissions than their European counterparts.

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2013 Not a Great Year So Far for Canadian Mayors

Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum has been arrested on 14 criminal charges, including fraud, conspiracy, and municipal corruption.

Olympic City

After the Olympics, Documenting What's Left

Gary Hustwit and Jon Pack have been photographing former Olympic sites around the world.

Google's Inside-Business Photos Sure Are Getting Surreal

Yes, that is a body being sucked down a toilet, and it only gets weirder.

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'An Exercise in Musical Cooperation' on a Sidewalk Swing Set

Playground furniture for grownups, too, that reminds city-dwellers how to cooperate.