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Has Manhattan Become Too 'Manhattanized'?

Midtown is a hive of construction, with one luxury tower after another replacing older buildings. What's being lost?

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The Plan That Could Finally Free New York City From Traffic Congestion

Can a new effort to price out road use set a path for U.S. cities to follow?

The Amazing Things You Can Learn From a Virtual City

This new tool can help us understand how people respond to urban spaces before they're built.

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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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A World Without Car Crashes

Connected vehicles — the so-called "internet of cars" — could be the biggest transportation advance since the car itself.

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The Real Barriers to Abundant, All-Day Transit Service

Despite clear benefits, too many transit agencies seem to be hanging by a thread.

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Why Telecommuting Really Matters, in 6 Charts

And what its rise means for urban transportation systems moving forward.

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How New York's Toll System Got Completely Busted

High tolls can keep a transportation network efficient and equitable. Right now, the city's system accomplishes neither.

When Manhattan Was Mostly Hills and Shrubbery

In the 1830s, there was plenty of green space to go around in New York (and snakes).

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Manhattan Has a Gas Station That's Also an Art Gallery

For its inaugural exhibit, the Getty station in Chelsea will be filled with metal sheep.

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How to Ease Congestion in Manhattan? Pave Over the Hudson River

An improbable proposal from the 1930s would have joined New York to New Jersey with a new neighborhood built over water.

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Visualization of the Day: New York City's Wealth Gap, Mapped In 3D

A new kind of skyline.

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Goosebump-Inducing Time Lapse of the Day: Midtown Manhattan, in Sound

Watch this and feel like you’re there.

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Has the Rise of Online Shopping Made Traffic Worse?

A case study illustrates how more deliveries could mean more congestion.

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Typo of the Day: The Wrong Year Got Etched on the Gravestone of Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch

Whoops.

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New York Pay Phones as Time Machines: A Perfect Metaphor

The New Museum and ad agency Droga5 are redirecting callers back to the year 1993.

Downton Abbey on the Upper West Side

The hidden Old English village in New York (that's off-limits to New Yorkers).

The Best Aerial Panorama of Manhattan We've Ever Seen

A photographer shot New York City from a helicopter, then stitched together this awesome image.

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America's Most Cutthroat Christmas Tree Market

A bitter feud between two men has sent the price of trees in New York City sky-high.