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Dreamy, Colorful, Empty Subway Stations

Chris Forsyth’s camera brings out the best in transit platforms from Canada to Germany.

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The Unsteady Future of the Multilingual City

Cities that mix different languages are born from the movements of people—but they’re also made, a new book finds.

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A Snowy Owl Photobombs a Montreal Traffic Camera

It was probably looking for a good perch to hunt highway rodents.

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Drivers Have the Most Stressful Commutes

Transit riders and walkers, who avoid the “unexpected delays” of traffic, stack up better in a new survey.

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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?

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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.