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Hollaback!, the sexual harassment activist group, and Cornell University began a large-scale research survey on street harassment in 2014. The study, released last May, reviews data from the United States as well as a cross-cultural analysis of street harassment from 42 cities around the globe.

Amid the shocking numbers (50 percent of women across the globe have been fondled or groped), the study found that nearly 75 percent of those surveyed had to change their transportation plans because of harassment.

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How Ride-Hailing Could Improve Public Transportation Instead Of Undercutting It

Ride-hailing services have reduced fatal drunk driving crashes and offer greater independence for elderly and disabled populations.

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Over the last half-decade, public transit ridership declined nationwide. The number of vehicle miles traveled in cars is rising, and traffic congestion is getting worse in many U.S. cities. At the same time, the century-old taxi industry is struggling, with many taxi companies going bankrupt.

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19 Rude And Selfish Parkers Who Pissed Off The Wrong Parking Lots

Don’t do this at home. But if you do, please take a picture.

Vandalizing someone’s car is wrong and illegal, so don’t do it. But what you can do is check out what happened to these incredibly rude parkers who pissed off the wrong people. Check out this slideshow of photos collected on Reddit by Distractify, featuring bad parkers “Who Got A Swift Visit From Karma.”

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New Orleans Residents And Officials Question The City’s Pumping System After Weekend Flooding

“If we can't handle a bad storm, then what will we do when there is a hurricane?”

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In late August and September 2005, Americans were horrified by images of the disastrous flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. The video of thousands of people huddled at the Superdome waiting for relief supplies and shots of people stranded on rooftops are permanently etched on the nation’s psyche. It was a scene straight out of a war-torn developing country, and it appeared as though our government was doing little about it.

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This Is The Creepy Song That North Korea Blares Through Pyongyang To Wake Up Its Residents

It sounds like a swarm of ghosts is haunting the entire city

Just when you thought North Korea couldn’t get any weirder, you learn that the government wakes up the citizens of its capital city, Pyongyang, by blaring this “song” through the city via loudspeakers.

I put “song” in scare quotes because, well, the song is really, really scary. And it resembles music only in the vaguest sense.

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ACA rally

The Affordable Care Act, the marquee legislative achievement of Obama’s presidency, has gotten it from all sides over the years. Even progressives, Obama’s biggest fans, have often voiced frustrations over the amount of power America’s largest healthcare corporations continue to wield in the marketplace. Their ability to step out of the alliance is their hammer, threatening to create groups of insurance monopolies all over the country.

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