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

The sharing economy meets office space with Breather.

Your Road Trip, Reimagined as a Glorious 16th Century Map

Connie Brown will translate your personal adventure into a wall-sized keepsake worthy of Magellan.

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New York City, as Seen Through the Typography of Its Numbers

Nick DiLallo has been aggressively cataloging the digits he sees around the city.

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Tremble at These Surreal, Sky-High Urban Roller Coasters

These photo manipulations may inspire feelings of nausea, dizziness, and impending doom.

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Watch This Rat Terrorize Passengers on a New York City Subway Train

Gross.

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The Search for Affordable Housing Is Pushing the Middle Class to the Exurbs

Mapping where homes are out of reach for the median family.

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48 Madcap Hours in the Life of Citi Bike

What patterns emerge when you plot 75,000 rides in the nation's largest bike-share program?

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Photographing a Decade of Change in New York City Storefronts

Proof that mom-and-pop shops have lost out to chain-stores and condos. 

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New York Doormen Assert Their Right to Live in the City Where They Work

Employees say that to afford a home in the city, they need a raise.

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The Urban Shift in the U.S. Start-Up Economy, in One Chart

Walkable suburbs and center city companies are dominating the tech scene.

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A Rare Non-Tragic Chance to Revisit the Idea of Driverless Trains

This week's Chicago L train crash highlights an area of technology where U.S. transit lags behind.

A Brief, and Disgusting, History of 'Ratzillas'

An uber-rodent recently found in a Swedish kitchen is not the first humongous rat to horrify the world.

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Across the U.S., the Worst Pothole Season in Recent Memory

Blame the unusually harsh winter.

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Will Women Ever Feel Completely Safe on Mass Transit?

Cities trying to boost ridership have a few options, but lots of room for improvement.

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Maybe Transit Isn't Surging After All

Questioning the numbers behind the new ridership "record."

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Mapping the Imbalances of New York's Popular, Troubled Bike-Share

Empty and full stations abound in this cash-strapped system.

42 Years of New York City Street Photography

Artist Flo Fox describes her life creating gritty, clever, and often raunchy images.

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According to at Least One Index, New York Has Overtaken London As the World's Leading Financial Center

A first in the seven-year history of the Global Financial Centres list.

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The Plan That Could Finally Free New York City From Traffic Congestion

Can a new effort to price out road use set a path for U.S. cities to follow?