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  1. getting around
    The Mini Cooper’s Chaotic-Evil Approach to a Leisurely WeekendDid a car make this map?
  2. getting around
    This Funny Little Fire Engine Is Pro-PedestrianHow rightsizing emergency fleets is safer in more ways than one.
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    The A Train Commute That’s an Extreme SportThe escalators are busted at one of the city’s deepest-set stations.
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    Ann Coulter Discovers the War on CarsHer math checks out.
  5. boring news
    That Light in the Distance May Be an Oncoming TeslaElon Musk’s new Vegas tunnel will, for the time being, alternate one-way traffic in two directions.
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    Uber Is Ready to Accept Failure, Sort OfIn a leaked memo, the CEO admits the plan was never going to work.
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    MTA’s Latest Effort on Fare Evasion Is Mostly Just AnnoyingBack door!
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    ‘Stay in Jersey’ Has Some MeritA troll campaign makes the accidental case for congestion pricing.
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    Who Isn’t Suing the USPS Over Its Gas-Guzzler Trucks?Sixteen states, plus three big metro regions, are trying to get the post office to electrify faster.
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    Danielle Steel Is in Love With Her BusA woman finds romance in an unexpected place: with a 44-foot vehicle.
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    Lattes Are the Fuel of the Turnstile JumperThe MTA chairman sees a pattern, con panna.
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    Who’s Afraid of the Subway?Riding every line in the days after the Sunset Park shooting.
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    I Was a Teenage Subway TerrorNow I’m the elder on the subway, praying that the band of teens next to me on the platform doesn’t get in the same car.
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    How Will New York Remember the Subway Shooter?The city is lousy with people who do horrible things and pass into legend.
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    The Subway Is New York’s Safety NetIt’s not merely a picture of who any of us might become but of who we are right now.
  16. boring news
    Elon Musk Pivots to Pedestrian TunnelsHis Boring Company is trying to dig holes all over Texas.
  17. getting around
    Talking Alternate-Side Parking With the Queen of Securing a SpotMary Norris on strategy, optimism, and transcending to a garage.
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    ‘It’s Over. Immediately.’Mid-flight announcements and other glimpses at the chaos that ensued after the abrupt end of the transit mask mandate.
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    Fare-Evasion Arrests Are Back With a VengeanceEric Adams’s subway crackdown has arrived.
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    A Streets Plan That’s Really a Time MachineNYC’s City Council wants you to get everywhere faster.
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    Turn Gas Subsidies Into Money for EveryonePeople can spend it on gas if they want!
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    The Electrification Revolution Can Start in Smaller CitiesJust look at California’s Antelope Valley.
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    Where Do Drivers Fit in the Alliance Between Uber and NYC’s Yellow Cabs?Questions remain.
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    Everyone Still Mad About Bridge Andrew M. Cuomo Named the Mario M. Cuomo BridgeBut you still call it the Tappan Zee anyway.
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    The MAGA Trucker Convoy Is Having a Hard TimeThe drivers have faced rogue cyclists, Tesla drama, (possible) COVID, and the finger.
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    How to Build a Pedestrian Bridge That Doesn’t Get You AnywhereL.A.’s attempt to make car-free connections falls short. But there’s some good news for horses.
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    What If Joe Biden Paid You to Get Out of Your Car?A vision for a commute that might suck less.
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    People Had More of a Comment Than a Question at the Open-Streets Forum“We’re gonna start to wrap. This is getting out of hand.”
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    We May Be Entering a Glorious Era of Stroller SpreadingIs this the end of the MTA’s policy requiring caregivers to fold and stash their strollers?
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    MTA Decides Platform Doors Are Good NowA pilot program is on its way to three stations, including Times Square.
  31. getting around
    Bring on the Concrete Bike LanesThey’re not always pretty, but they work.
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    Buses Have Been Free BeforeA humble alternative to a crackdown on fare evasion.
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    What Do You Call 1,000 Burning Porsches?A good start.
  34. getting around
    The Very Intentional Way the U.S. Became a Nation of “Accidents”Jessie Singer’s book argues, persuasively, that we’re doing this to ourselves.
  35. getting around
    Amtrak Doesn’t Have a Plan for the $30 Billion Gateway ProgramThe rail company is still fleshing out a lot of key details.
  36. not grate
    Bel Air Down There: L.A.’s Wealthiest Try, Once Again, to Fight a Subway TunnelThe Bel-Air Association hyperventilates over ventilation.
  37. storefronts
    The Impossibility of Running a Business in a Closed Subway Station“People would get off the train and they’d buy a snack, something to drink — and that’s all gone.”
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    There’s Just One Problem With That Cute New USPS TruckThe first huge order of vehicles will mostly be gasoline-powered rather than electric.
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    We Graded Pete Buttigieg’s Road-Safety PlanPromising policy, with questions about implementation.
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    About Time: Syracuse’s I-81 Is Finally Being DemolishedKathy Hochul’s next move aims to start rectifying a mid-century mistake.
  41. getting around
    E-Bike Batteries Are Setting a Record-breaking Number of Fires Every YearAnd delivery workers are demanding that the city build safe charging stations.
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    Here’s the MTA’s Guide to Stuffing Your Dog Into a Backpack ProperlyWith some help from Maxine, an internet-famous corgi.
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    L.A. Just Ran (and Ended) the Biggest Free-Transit Experiment in the U.S.Now Metro is using the information from 281 million free bus rides to game out improvements.
  44. vision zero but for cougars
    World’s Largest Wildlife Crossing Is Finally Under Way in Los AngelesA bridge for local mountain lions that’s nearly an acre in size has been in the works for over a decade.
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    Every Governor Should Copy Kathy Hochul’s Interborough ExpressPutting underused rails back into action for transit is a no-brainer of a good idea.
  46. boring news
    Two of Elon Musk’s Terrible Ideas Both Flopped in Las Vegas This WeekThis was not the future of transportation we were promised.
  47. getting around
    Venice Bridge Will Be De-Calatrava’d to Stop Pedestrians From Face-plantingThe tempered-glass bridge that caused “almost daily” falls, breaking at least two people’s bones, will finally be replaced with stone.
  48. getting around
    The New Department of Transportation Commissioner Is a Clear ImprovementYdanis Rodriguez has a long track record of pushing safer streets policies in New York City, unlike his predecessor.
  49. highways to hell
    One State Is Showing Us How to End America’s Addiction to Highway ExpansionColorado passed a first-in-the-nation rule requiring new transportation projects to prove they can reduce emissions.
  50. getting around
    OMNY Fare Cap Gives Everyone an Unlimited PassOnce you’ve spent $33, you ride free ’til the next week.
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