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Futurama Redux: Urban Mobility After Cars, a Traveling International Exhibition

One of the highlights of the 1939 World’s Fair was a massive exhibit called “Futurama,” created by General Motors. It promised that within twenty years the working man would live in a glorious future filled with friendly suburbs, gleaming skyscrapers, … Continue reading

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Metro Reads 3: Books on the bus — and the train!

What are you reading during your commute? We asked six downtown commuters what they saw people reading on their transit rides last Thursday:  Liberty: A Lake Wobegon Novel by Garrison Keillor (LINK light rail inbound to Seattle) The Silver Chair by … Continue reading

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