Cities and counties around the nations are now debating tearing down urban freeways and replacing them with boulevards, streets, and neighborhoods—to reduce air pollution and create parks that will reunite and reintegrate neighborhoods and cities.

Some cities have already begun. Boston, as part of its Big Dig, got rid of sections of I-93 by submerging parts of the freeway and putting public plazas and parks in its place.

 

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