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Transit Tunes: Songs to Celebrate Buses

Songs to set the mood for your next long (or short) bus ride

Buses can be loud, crowded, and antagonizing, sure. But for a few minutes, while you're without desk space or consistent cell connectivity, it's a great place to let your mind wander. Here's a bus-conscious playlist to get you in the mood—any mood—for your next trip.

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Paris' Boulevard Diderot Gets What Is Probably the World's Best Bus Stop

At Design Urbain's bus station on Paris' Boulevard Diderot, you can grab dinner and charge your phone while you wait.

If asked to describe the perfect bus station, you probably wouldn’t have much to say. A place to sit, not too dirty, and a bit of overhead cover in case of rain? The truth is, there’s not much to them. At least there hasn't been in the past. At best they they're comfortable and don't feel unsafe.

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How Speedy Buses Totally Changed China's Third Largest City

What can American transportation experts learn from China's cities? A heck of a lot, actually.

This is a guest post from Dani Simons, Director of Communications for the Institute for Transportation & Development Policy. Before joining ITDP, Simons worked for the New York City Department of Transportation and Transportation Alternatives, NYC's best advocate for bicycling, walking, and public transit.

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