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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.

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Living in a Wealthy Neighborhood Might Make You More Materialistic

Keeping up with the Joneses could be quite the harmful habit.

It's Time to Treat Bike-Share as Mass Transit

Five reasons cities must do a better job integrating bikes into the larger transportation system.

RTI International

An Extraordinary 'Synthetic' Map of Every Household in America

By age, size, income and race.

Census Bureau

The Dramatically Uneven Spread of American Poverty

From one metropolitan area to the next.

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Proof That Lots of New Yorkers Once Actually Liked Anthony Weiner

And other patterns from a new Election Atlas of New York voting results.

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5 Maps That Show How Divided America Really Is

Breaking down the country by income, inequality, poverty and education.

Zara Matheson

America's Best Places for a Raise Since the Great Recession

Over time, the crisis has hit wages and salaries much harder in some metros than in others.

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Why We Should Stop Talking About 'Bus Stigma'

Obsessing over trying to serve different economic classes on mass transit misses the point.

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Bad Zoning Can Ruin Your Kid's Life

A new report examines the link between standardized test scores and restrictive zoning regulations.

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For Fast-Growing Metro Economies, Don't Look to the U.S. or Europe

The vast majority of high performing metro areas last year were in the Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin American regions

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What's Missing from the Latest Census Income Calculations

D.C. has one of the highest per capita incomes in the country, but that doesn't mean its workers are making more

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5 Cities Where Mass Transit Riders Are Richer Than Drivers

Median rider income is well above that of auto commuters in Idaho Falls and a few other metro areas