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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 Twin Cities Are Taking Very Different Approaches to Lyft and UberX

St. Paul has welcomed the ride services, while Minneapolis hasn't. 

Reuters

A Peek at How Taxis Actually Get Made

The uniquely British cab is being built in the UK again.

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When Urban Security Cameras Actually Save Lives

Taxi driver homicide rates are three times lower in cities with in-car cameras.

Reuters

No, Ride-Sharing Is Not the Death of Public Transportation

It helps cities cut car ownership, and it might even support a broader transit network.

Casey Neistat

Should You Commute by Citi Bike? One Man's Hilariously Detailed Analysis

The question of taxis vs. bicycles, answered in graphs.

Reuters

Mayor Bloomberg's Retirement Plan: 'Destroy' the Taxi Industry

Bloomberg has pledged to reinvent the industry after he leaves office. What might that look like?

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In Praise of Taxi Drivers, In Spite of all the Harrowing, Horrible Trips I've Taken

It is a very strange, urban thing to get in a car with a stranger.

Coming Soon to a Cab Near You: Vending Machines?

A modernized vending machine for taxis and bars is preparing for launch in New York.

A Taxi Service Where Payment Is Optional

Sidecar hopes to compete with Uber by using part-time drivers and letting riders decide what to pay. Will it work?

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Uber's Plan to Dominate Cabs by Phone Is Starting to Work Again

New York and Washington are easing their restrictions.

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The World's Most Expensive Cabs

Despite what New Yorkers think, they're not in New York — not by a long shot.

Courtesy of Eric Jaffe

A New Yorker's (Sadly Lopsided) Scorecard of Tokyo Transportation

Some notes on six weeks of travel in and around Japan's great city.

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How Twitter Helped One Man Become Chicago's Most Popular Cab Driver

Rashid Temuri has more than 4,100 followers and more service calls than he can handle.

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In Berlin, a Parade of Protest Taxis

At the city's new airport, which opens in June, drivers are expected to pay a higher fee.

The Tale of a Taxi Driver Who Just Won't Stop Driving

Rogue cabbie Phil Sullivan of Aspen has faced two jail stints and thousands of dollars in fines. But he keeps breaking the law.

Reuters

What Taxis Add to Public Transit

Cabs don't have to compete with buses and subways - they can complement them.

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Learning to Drive a Taxi in London Changes Your Brain

According to a new study, drivers who master London's complicated street layouts actually grow their grey matter

Reuters

Building a Better Bus Route, With No Defined Stops

The flexible-route bus concept would blend the regularity of traditional bus service with the range of a taxi