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The Tragic History of Highways Demolishing Cities — It’s Not Over Yet

4:08 PM EDT on May 23, 2016

This video from Vox provides an excellent overview of how the Interstate Highway System wiped out whole city neighborhoods in the post-war era.

It's hard to believe that federal and local officials ever thought it was a good idea to uproot urban residents to clear paths for highways, but what's even crazier is that we're still doing the same thing today.

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