Thursday, November 14, 2013

50 Years Ago Today

U.S. President John F. Kennedy, at the border of Delaware and Maryland, in a ribbon cutting ceremony with some 10,000 people in attendance the I-95 on November 14, 1963

JFK Ribbon Cutting Opening the I-95 Interstate Freeway

A basic logic scenario- something that JFK adopted about a year before 11-22-63 and deliberately botched- see the 1963 Boston Inner Belt study which shows various partially open tunnel box for the Fenway segment- I think it' likely that he noticed that great view southbound from the CUA side of the RR- clearly some entity with too much political power subverts transport planning.
1963 Boston Inner Belt Fenway segment

Washington, D.C. Freeway Planning  Hegelian Dialectic

JFK MURDERED to Keep I-95 far away from Catholic University of America?

See the 1963 engineering report on the Boston 'Inner Belt' Fenway segment to see example of box tunnel - alas partially open - indicating far more advanced highway design ...

JFK at A Trip Within The Beltway

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