There Was a Time People Thought Interstates Through the Middle of Cities Were a Good Thing

Admittedly, that time was 1954:

From Inventing the Charles River by Karl Haglund

I know a lot of people think the Big Dig was a bad idea, but I see it as a ‘clawback’ for decades of intentional destruction of urban areas to the benefit of suburbs. It really has improved Boston and revitalized several neighborhoods, including the North End.

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