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Road to the future or remnant of a dead end?

Road to the future or remnant of a dead end?

The eclectic Paul Hillsdon challenged Gregor Robertson to tear down the viaducts early in 2009.

Veteran councillor and city-watcher Gordon Price seconded the motion.

Bing Thom, one of Vancouver’s eminent architects, believes that reconnecting the street system without the viaducts is feasible. His BTAWorks, the research division of his firm, tracks many of the key urban development issues in the city.

Debate about the “tear-down” proposal raged here.

We’re not alone: a website that tracks the freeway-removal experiences of other cities.