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Are all those ride-hailing apps creating more traffic headaches?

With an estimated 30,000 Uber drivers now roaming the streets of the D.C. region, WAMU’s Martin Di Caro wonders whether this is creating more or less clogged traffic. Cal-Berkeley’s Susan Shaheen says it’s complicated. “Our research suggests that it is taking, on net, cars off the road.” Some users wound up using cars more, she… Read more »

What if bike paths looked like subway maps?

With the intention of mass adoption of bike commuting, these might be the best bike maps ever. Side benefit: the idea germinated at Mobility Lab’s Transportation Techies. CityLab readers: Sometimes you scare us. Not only are you intimidatingly smart, many of you are professional experts in the topics we try to cover. Others are self-taught… Read more »