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The Unpopular Step That Would Popularize Electric Vehicles

Two words: tax carbon.

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The Neuroscience of Car Dependence

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

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The Next Century of Sustainable Communities Will Be Organized Around Transportation

The era of transit-oriented development and "networked livable communities" has arrived.

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The Easy Way to Fix Your City's Transportation System

It comes down to carrots and sticks.

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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Will a World of Driverless Cars Be Heaven or Hell?

The answer depends in large part on whether we own autonomous vehicles or share them.

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3 Enormous Benefits to Charging the Right Price for Parking

Less traffic, higher transit use, and more tax revenue — charted and mapped.

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Driving in Saudi Arabia as a Woman

Though not officially illegal, women aren't allowed behind the wheel. A handful of protesters are trying to change that.

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The Woman Leading Salt Lake City's Transportation Revolution

Robin Hutcheson is part of a new class of female DOT heads stressing alternatives to cars.

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Maybe Transit Isn't Surging After All

Questioning the numbers behind the new ridership "record."

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As Gas Prices Fluctuate, Support for Mass Transit Rises

We're attracted to the stability of bus and rail fares — not just their lower cost.

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Colorado PSAs Highlight the One Thing You Can't Do While Stoned

You can do a lot of things while high, but driving shouldn't be one of them. 

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America's Cities Are Still Too Afraid to Make Driving Unappealing

Tough policies are the ones that would truly change commuter habits, but we're barely seeing them.

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How Driver's License Suspensions Make Poverty Worse

And what Florida is planning to do about it. 

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There's a Good Reason Not to Ban Google Glass in Cars Yet

We just don't know enough about how drivers will use them, or even what the vehicles of the future will look like.

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Should Cities Help Drivers Hit Green Lights All the Time?

The next generation of traffic signal technologies aim to take the guesswork out of intersections.

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The Government Is Really Bad at Predicting Americans' Driving Habits

The Department of Transportation repeatedly over-estimates vehicle miles traveled.

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Driving Is Actually Less Energy-Efficient Than Flying

A revealing comparison in how we've come to use two very different modes of transportation.

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How Your Mode of Travel Shapes Your Mental Map

Active travelers like walkers have a more complete sense of space than passive ones.