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NYC's 'Taxi of Tomorrow' Is Still the Yellow Cab

There are now more Uber drivers than cabs in NYC. But the city's taxi fleet is about to get a competitive upgrade.

10,000 Years of War and Immigration Captured in This DNA Map of Britain

Take a look at the regions of Europe that had the greatest genetic influence on the people of the U.K.

A Private Tour of Portland's Forthcoming Car-Free Bridge

Tilikum Crossing, which will allow buses, bikes, walkers, and light rail but not private cars, will open in September.

What's Stopping Latinos From Using Public Libraries?

It's not because they don't like books.

At SXSW, Tech Entrepreneurs Raze a Piñata Shop, Put Up a Parking Lot

Austin has a history of systemic segregation problems, even when there's no festival in town.

NYC's Long Commutes May Be Forcing Mothers Out of the Workforce

A downside to New York's sprawling, world class transit system.

Drilling Down to the Real Role of Bike Lanes in Social Equity

A detailed new report tries to quantify the impact better bicycle infrastructure can have in lower income communities.

It's Time to Reverse Our Thinking on Reversible Lanes

They fell out of favor decades ago due to safety concerns, but that may finally be changing.  

A Satellite Captures Shimmering Auroras Over America

The northern lights look cool enough from below, but what about above?

More Subway Stations Should Have Lawns

How to transform the Paris Metro into pastureland in a couple easy steps.

Starbucks Already Weighed In on the Race Conversation—With Jobs

#RaceTogether is ridiculous. The company should let its record of giving meaningful opportunities to minorities stand alone.

How London's Latest Fancy Bridge Contest Got Punked

A rejected design by Dutch firm OMA was never a serious proposal—it was a protest.

A San Francisco Church Is Drenching the Homeless to Keep Them Away

So much for "advancing human dignity."

A Silver Lining to 2015's Horrible Weather: It Made Us Better Tippers

Our winter delivery tip habits revealed.

The Voices of the Displaced in Portland, Oregon

"Losing those spaces means that you lose a critical element of who you are."

Inequality Keeps Creeping Higher in America's Largest Cities

A new analysis finds that the largest cities in the U.S. are also some of its most unequal, now more than ever.

25 Years Later, a Renewed Campaign to Solve Boston's Greatest Art Heist

In a city still reeling from the Marathon bombings, questions of what's been lost resonate.

Utah Appears Set to Ban Bicycles From Drive-Thru Lanes

Showdowns like this one stand to increase as car-reliance declines.

The Problem With Paying People to Bike to Work

We still love cheap parking and old commute habits.