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There's No Such Thing as Free ParkingHow eliminating parking spaces could make cities more nimble and efficient.
It Wasn't Me, Officer! It Was My GPS.What happens when we blame our navigation devices for our car crashes.
Was the Yugo Really the Worst Car Ever?A new book explains why the tiny automobile was so reviled.
It Knows If You've Been SpeedingCan a device that tracks when I swerve, accelerate, and brake make me a better driver?
Is It Time To Buy a Narrow Car?The three most popular ideas for making city transportation more efficient.
Nimble CitiesHelp Slate make transportation in and between cities more efficient, safe, and pleasant.
Underground PsychologyResearchers have been spying on us on the subway. Here's what they've learned.
The Myths of Katrina Ten years after the storm, falsehoods about warnings, violence, and recovery persist. Here’s the truth.
Unraveling Why So Many Firefighters Perished in the Tianjin Blast Lack of basic chemical safety regulations or even “willful neglect” may have impeded firefighters and contributed to their deaths.
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.