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It's Not Always a Bad Thing for Rents to Rise With Transit Growth

If displacement is kept in check, there are great social benefits to reducing household transportation costs.

Christopher T. Martin

Can Atlanta Go All In on the BeltLine?

The project's been a huge early success, but the mass transit component is lagging, and there are already affordability concerns along completed portions of the trail. 

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A Charming Glimpse at Morning Commutes Around the World

One architecture firm asked its employees to film what they see while heading to work. 

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The Neuroscience of Car Dependence

Why the brain has such a hard time considering all travel options.

Google

The First Look at How Google's Self-Driving Car Handles City Streets

The vehicle has now moved beyond highways to its next phase: roaming the roads of Mountain View.

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The Key to Saving the U.S. Transportation Program

Cities and towns need more power over federal funds.

Tearing Down an Urban Highway Can Give Rise to a Whole New City

Three major flaws with the idea that most city interstates are here to stay.

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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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Have U.S. Light Rail Systems Been Worth the Investment?

Despite modest success, most systems have neither increased mass transit commute share nor the vitality of city centers.

Flickr user royluck

Can Houston Learn to Love Light Rail?

In a city where nine in ten drive to work, the answer could reshape the future.

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The Practical Path to Driverless Cars

As Silicon Valley races toward the future of driving, Tampa is keeping a more manageable pace.

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How to Make Car-Share Work in the Suburbs

Envisioning a system in which private services, transit agencies, and local businesses all share a fleet.

Flickr user nooccar

Las Vegas (Of All Places) May Be About to Reinvent Car Ownership

The all-you-can-move sharing system Project 100 launches this summer, but many questions remain.

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These Real-Time Transit Screens Belong in Every Lobby

TransitScreen wants to help people find the best travel option for the moment.

Flickr user EMBARQ Brasil

Why More U.S. Cities Need to Embrace Bus-Rapid Transit

BRT plays to the advantages of density, allows transit to thrive, and connects people to jobs.

Congress for the New Urbanism

Like It or Not, Most Urban Freeways Are Here to Stay

The challenge is to design ways to soften the effects of these necessary evils.

Reuters

These 3 Charts Show That the Commuter Benefit System Is Terribly Broken

The workers who need them most are getting them least.

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Imagine: A World Where Nobody Owns Their Own Car

It's possible, and sooner than you'd think.

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Unsuspecting Commuters, Transformed Into Cartoon Characters

 One man has been giving his fellow passengers new personalities through funny doodles.