Thursday, May 13, 2004

"The People's Freeway" by Marcus Renner

"The People's Freeway"

Reclaiming a concrete corridor to make way for the next -- and better -- Los Angeles

"WHAT IF WE CUT THE FENCE?," Nicole Possert yelled above the roaring traffic. On the other side of a battered chain-link fence clogged with trash, drivers zoomed toward Los Angeles. Nicole and I were pondering a project that would shock most Los Angelenos: shutting down a freeway so that people could walk and ride bikes on a road they normally experience at sixty miles per hour."

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