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Open question: What if we buried The Split?

Open question: What if we buried The Split?
It’s been a while, so I figured I would post an open thread for ideas and suggestions. This time around I pose the question: What if the City of Indianapolis buried the I65/I70 split downtown? A simple enough question but one in which a multiude of feelings are elicited. What would happen to congestion? How much would it cost? Why go to the trouble? Other cities around the country are stuggling with this question. Seattle is looking at digging a tunnel for the freeway that runs through their downtown. It has been praised and decried by people. Some calling it an awesome possibility for livability...
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Love Your Neighborhood? Then Learn to Hate Your Streets

Love Your Neighborhood? Then Learn to Hate Your Streets
Indianapolis neighborhoods are great. Our city consistently ranks as a top location for inexpensive housing costs. With our diverse and creative citizens, the neighborhoods have always been full of interesting people who care about their communities. Increasingly, our urban neighborhoods are under threat.  Everyone recognizes how crime, pollution, and blight can ruin an area, but few people realize that the greatest risk to communities is one that we invite welcomingly – the automobile. If you are a young American, there is nothing more dangerous than the keys in your pocket.  Nothing is as...
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