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  1. Life

    At Atlanta’s Rail Stations, a Transit-Oriented Soccer League Takes Shape

    Swaths of empty space at train stations are being turned into athletic fields for kids and adults.

  2. Design

    Lisbon’s Beautiful, Dangerous Sidewalks

    The artistic and slippery “Portuguese pavement” has become Lisbon’s calling card. City Hall wants to replace a few stretches of them with concrete—a seemingly sensible decision that has sparked outrage.

  3. Transportation

    Beverly Hills Has Financed Its Metro Fight With $13 Million In Local Taxes

    Instead of reconstructing aging school facilities, the district is using a voter-backed ballot measure to pay for a legal campaign against a subway extension.

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    Life

    Wages Are Higher in Urban Areas, But Growing Faster in Rural Ones

    The picture of wages and salaries across the U.S. is not a simple one of urban success versus rural decline.

  5. Life

    Uber, but for Driving Your Kids Around

    A slew of small companies have launched in recent years, offering parents a way to outsource their daily driving.