Mass Transit

Ryan Dravitz

A Heartwarming Sendoff for Denver's Market Street Station—In Graffiti

A major Denver bus terminal closes after 30 years of service, but not without riders taking note.

Bobby Allyn

Inside Nashville's Oddly Ugly Bus-Rapid Transit Debate

In Music City, it's the rich vs. the working class vs. the tourists.

The Bus Voyeur of Buenos Aires

This artist takes pictures of ladies on public transit, without their knowledge, and posts them online. Why?

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What Will Happen to Public Transit in a World Full of Autonomous Cars?

It's not too soon to start asking.

Anthony Scerri

The Magical Beef-Based Transit System of 'Burgertown'

Where one man's fascination with burgers and New York's MTA intersect.

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How Mass Transit Helps Convey the Future in 'Her'

The film may be set in L.A., but cars take a back seat.

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In Stockholm, a Proposal to Make Snow Plowing Priorities Better for Women

One politician wants the city to prioritize sidewalks, public transportation, and areas around day care centers.

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Russia's Terror Attacks Don't Mean We Should Treat Mass Transit Like Airports

City buses and trains are vulnerable to terrorists, but trying to make them safer would ruin them.

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If You Ride the Subway to Work You're About to Get Screwed

Come January 1, the federal subsidy for riding mass transit to work will be slashed.

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Who Needs Central Heat When You Live Above a Subway Shaft?

A smart plan to warm homes with heat recycled from the London Underground.

Graphics by Arnorian/Photo by Dennis Dimick on Flickr

Transit Map of the Day: See the NYC Subway System From Above

Behold an aerial view of the complex and far-reaching NYC subway system.

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Could Paris End Up With a Metro Station Named After Serge Gainsbourg?

The system's expansion means plenty of jockeying to name the city's newest points of reference.

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A Transit Expansion Designed to Force Paris to Make Peace With Its Suburbs

If any European city needed a radical structural rethink, it's Paris.

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One of the Worst Mass Transit Commute Horror Stories You Will Ever Read

Riders on Washington, D.C.'s Green Line endured hours of chaos and panic Wednesday night.

Before L.A. Became a Car Town, Commuters Actually Rode Mass Transit

It's true – this 1960s video of L.A.'s "Red Car" rail system proves it!

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Mass Transit Improvement of the Day: 24 New Tram Stations in Paris

The French capital's third tramway extension in a month.

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Why Mayors Should Run the Department of Transportation

Some unsolicited thoughts for the president as he replaces Ray LaHood.

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Can We Please Stop Pretending Cars Are Greener Than Transit?

Freakonomics revives a tried, and tired, debate.

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Vienna's Naked Subway Woman Adds To Rich History of Nude Commuting

It's almost as if journalists have never heard about this happening.