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Also: A solution for empty churches, and a tip for buying your first home.
Revel’s rentable motor scooters offer a faster brand of of zero-emission shared urban mobility. But to ride safely, cyclists need to learn some new skills.
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Also: Montreal’s “remarkable” chance to build a new neighborhood, and who’s ready for super-long flights?
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Traveling the open road is an American literary tradition. A history professor says the canon needs an update, especially to include women and people of color.