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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Seattle Is Reclaiming Its Waterfront From an Elevated Urban Highway

The Alaskan Way Viaduct is coming down, and a vast new park system is coming up.

Eric Jaffe

What Makes a Great Bus Driver, According to the Best in the World

Past and present champions of the world’s premier bus-driving competition tell all.

Aarian Marshall

Why Employment Protections Must Be the Next Step for LGBTQ Americans

After 40 years of efforts, there is still no federal law protecting queer and trans workers from job discrimination. This failure is keeping those communities in poverty.

Shauna Miller

How Much Are You Willing to Pay to Live in America’s Best Neighborhoods?

A new, expansive index measures and maps the quality of life for 2,000 U.S. neighborhoods.

Richard Florida

Should Boston Think Differently About an Olympic Bid?

Version 2.0 of the Boston 2024 bid frames the Olympic Games the right way: as a means to an end in building housing and transit.

Kriston Capps

London Will Soon Have Its First All-Electric Double-Decker Bus

The city has had single-decker electric buses since 2013, but electric double-deckers had previously been thought to be too difficult to build.

Mike Murphy

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