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    Is the Internet killing America's car culture?
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    The number of young drivers on the road these days is steadily declining, according to research compiled by Automotive News, and while that may mean you're less likely to get into a fender bender with a high school sophomore, it may also spell bad news for the automotive industry. The article ...

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    Study: Access to good public transportation can make foreclosures less likely
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    Would you believe that there's a connection between owning a car and having to foreclose on your home? A study by the Natural Resources Defense Council found that yes, indeed, there is. At least, a relationship was found in the three areas that the study looked at: San Francisco, CA, Chicago, IL ...

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    Finally, a good reason to take the bus: BMW street furniture
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    BMW street furniture – Click above for high-res image gallery
    BMW's DesignworksUSA isn't new to the furniture game, but instead of having to take a plane or buy a yacht to sample the creative firm's wares, all you need to do is... take a bus. After two years of consultations with Landscape ...

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    DeLorean's stillborn 40-foot bus
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/DeLorean_s_stillborn_40_foot_bus'; Glomming onto a Federal program in the 1970s meant to spur the development of more accessible buses, DeLorean Motor Corporation saw a potential revenue stream. Not that the DMC 80 had anything to do with their now ...

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    Can the Superbus revolutionize public transport?
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    As we're all well aware, magnetic-levitation (maglev) trains have come under fire recently for being unsafe at high speeds. There are other alternatives, however, for next generation public transportation that's both fast and environmentally friendly. The Superbus is a project for a futuristic ...

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    VIDEO: Car takes public transportation
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    Traffic in many German cities is atrocious, and some people don't have the patience to wait for a train to show up and be herded on the rails like some sort of cattle. One particularly ballsy German decided to take his car and run the same track used by those public trains. We definitely don't ...

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    Survey: U.K. gas prices not high enough for switch to mass transit
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    As U.S. cities take a new look at mass transit services (anticipating increased demand following rising gas prices), transportation planners might want to take a look at a recent survey sponsored by U.K. insurer esure. The survey of U.K. drivers finds that gas prices would have to reach the ...

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