A 127-year-old YMCA building lives to see another day, and other news

Today's Postcard comes from photographer Jerry Siegel, who has documented life along the Black Belt, along with many other projects. Both of today's images (along with others) are featured in his collection on Selma.

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This week, Postcard is looking for your best shots of southern cities. Send your submissions to atlanticcities.postcard@gmail.com.

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  1. Perspective

    Why Car-Free Streets Will Soon Be the Norm

    In cities like New York, Paris, Rotterdam, and soon San Francisco, car-free streets are emerging amid a growing movement.

  2. photo: a commuter looks at a small map of the London Tube in 2009
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  3. a map of future climate risks in the U.S.
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    America After Climate Change, Mapped

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  4. photo: A man boards a bus in Kansas City, Missouri.
    Transportation

    Why Kansas City’s Free Transit Experiment Matters

    The Missouri city is the first major one in the U.S. to offer no-cost public transportation. Will a boost in subsidized mobility pay off with economic benefits?

  5. Videos

    A Wonderfully Clear Explanation of How Road Diets Work

    Planner Jeff Speck leads a video tour of four different street redesigns.

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