Falling rain, forestalled projects, and a fantasy subway map

Today, The Atlantic Cities is launching The Postcard. Each day, we'll feature a striking image from cities around the world, along with the latest news and happenings from media outlets doing great work there on ground. Want your photo featured? Email atlanticcities.postcard@gmail.com or add them to our Flickr group.

In Austin:

Photo by Stephen Gray.

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