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The World's Most Luxurious Subway Ride

This Parisian train - inspired by the Palace of Versailles - has reclining seats! And frescoes!

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Want to Get More Families Into a City? Pay Their Kids' College Tuition

Promise programs are springing up in Rust Belt cities. But some are working better than others. Here's why.

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Entrepreneurship and Urban Growth: A Fresh Look Using Proximity to Mines

The latest evidence of this time-tested connection.

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In Cleveland, a Flashy New Museum But an Even Better Neighborhood

A new art museum debuts in Cleveland's University Circle, a part of town that has avoided much of the city's economic struggles.

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A Jacket That Hugs You For Getting Facebook 'Likes'

Say hello to the saddest clothing in the world.

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Automobile Innovation of the Day: The Hood-Mounted Projector

Movie time, all the time.

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England's Novel Idea for Funding Affordable Housing

Officials propose using the money from the sale of radio frequencies to pay for new housing stock.

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A 50,000-Person, 217-Mile March for Land Reform

Landless Indians are taking their concerns to the capital en masse.

Daria Makarenko

Is This Wall Talking To Me?

Russian artist Daria Makarenko slips hidden messages into the cracks of the city.

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The Aftermath of Hong Kong's Deadly Ferry Crash

37 people were killed after two boats collided.

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Sadly, Double Moons Will Not Rise Over Manhattan This Saturday

A Danish architecture firm's plan to hover twin lunar orbs in the sky didn't get enough funding.

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How Michigan Duped Canada Into Buying a New Bridge

Canada agreed to front the money after Tea Party activists voted against paying to replace the aging Ambassador Bridge.

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Are the World's Leading Financial Centers Also Its Leaders in the Arts?

A new study examines whether a city's financial sector affects artistic success.

Sarah Goodyear

A Love Letter to the Delhi Metro

A warm reminder of just how well the international citizenship of public transit translates.

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Are Cell Phones to Blame for Our Boring Public Spaces?

Maybe. Or perhaps it's the other way around.

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Compelling Evidence That Red-Light Cameras Do Make Roads Safer

In this ongoing debate, a new study finds that as red-light cameras go dark, red light running goes up — immediately.

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Bikeshare Stations Don't Have to Be Clunky

A Swiss design firm imagines elegant docking systems that blend into the urban mold.

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Will Ousted Georgian President's Instant City Live On?

Plans to build a city of 500,000 from scratch may not survive after he leaves office.

Worst. Olympic. Slogan. Ever.

Sochi, Russia is "Hot. Wintry. Yours."