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Monday, May 19, 2008

Cities Swap Highways for Parks

Signs of that smart people still live in this country:


Oklahoma has a radical solution for repairing the state's busiest highway. Tear it down. Build a park. More than a dozen cities have proposals to remove highways from downtowns. Cleveland wants to remove a freeway that blocks its waterfront. Syracuse, N.Y., wants to rid itself of an interstate that cuts the city in half. USA Today


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