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Monday, November 16, 2015

The open line: Plus, consider the urban freeway

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Here's today's open line and video roundup. Also:]

* HOW DID WE GET HERE — THE URBAN FREEWAY: Interesting article about how American highway planners started building freeways in cities rather than around them. It was  a mistake. With many continuing consequences.

* AND WHEN WE GET THERE: Tim McKuin at the MoveArkansas blog tries to imagine how the highway department's 10-lane freeway will affect life downtown. Check it out for some photos of current green space that will be beneath concrete caverns under the expansion plan. Such as ....

UNDER ABRIDGE: Blogger says this spot would be under a broad concrete overpass in highway department I-30 expansion plan. - TIM MCKUIN
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  • UNDER ABRIDGE: Blogger says this spot would be under a broad concrete overpass in highway department I-30 expansion plan.

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