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Highway to Inequity: The Disparate Impact of the Interstate Highway System on Poor and Minority Communities in American Cities

@inproceedings{Karas2015HighwayTI,
  title={Highway to Inequity: The Disparate Impact of the Interstate Highway System on Poor and Minority Communities in American Cities},
  author={David Patrick Karas},
  year={2015}
}
he Interstate Highway System constitutes one of the most substantial federal investments in the nation’s infrastructure and has provided innumerable benefits in transportation infrastructure. The positive impacts of the road building campaign sparked by President Dwight Eisenhower in the mid-1950s, however, are not without their negative counterparts. Construction of the expressway network had a profound impact on American cities, often cutting through developed neighborhoods and forever… 
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