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It's So Cold in Chicago, Firefighters Left This Warehouse Covered in Ice

This is what happens when you fight a fire in below-freezing temperatures.

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Data-Mining NYC's Dog Obsession

New Yorkers: they're just like us.

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Which Comes First, Contactless Transit Fares or Widespread Adoption of Contactless Credit Cards?

The London Tube is adding the technology, but U.S. rail systems see it as a long way off.

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How to 'Rightsize' a Street

Case studies from cities that have done it well.

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Can an App Get People to Walk More?

Our infrastructure deters walking and encourages driving. But tracking our steps may make plain the importance of staying active.

Reconnecting America

A Guide to America's Most Ambitious Transit Projects

The U.S. is currently planning 721 regional transit projects. Don't hold your breath for their completion, though.

Watch Portland Move an Entire Bridge in One Day

The shifting of the 3,400-ton span is rumored to be the biggest bridge move in history.

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Public Transportation ... for Your Car?

Behold the train-ferry for car commuters, and one of the craziest transit ideas we've ever seen.

Instructional Video of the Day: How to Build Skyscrapers Over Moving Trains

Neat!

Anthony Flint

Cities With Too Many Men

India's unbalanced sex ratio has created a slew of social problems and exacerbated violence against women.

A Harrowing Subway Video With a Happy Ending

A Madrid man rescues a woman who fainted onto the tracks.

Christina Lihan

Iconic City Landmarks, Right Out of the Land of Lilliput

Paper sculptures of architectural landmarks.

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The Fight for Jackson's Last Abortion Clinic

A new bill could rid Mississippi of its clinics. Here is what's at stake.

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Why Sick Trees Make for Sick People

The strange, fascinating relationship between the health of trees and the health of people.

Howard Webb

What a Difference a Century Makes: Postcards of England, Then and Now

"Most of England looked a lot prettier than it does now, and people were a lot better dressed."

Maximo Riera

The 'Toad Sofa' Is 2013's Must-Have Chair

Obviously.

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Traveling the Entire Length of California by Local Transit

A new state rail map shows that it can be done — should you be crazy enough to try it.

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'I Pledge to Walk Alone': Activists Demand Safer Cities for Women in India

Pressing for a deeper change in gender attitudes.

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Brooklyn Building Transforms Into a Huge Equalizer

Truly mesmerizing.