While some developers continue to promote the conspiracy theory that new movers to NH want to “tear up the roads” and some have fallen for the accusation, in reality, it’s the TPUDC and “new urbanism” types that want to do this. Why? If they remove the roads, they can get rid of cars all the faster.

Andrés Duany founded the Congress for New Urbanism and his protégé Brian Wright formed TPUDC.

Read more: Nonprofit names I-275 among top 10 U.S. highways that should be torn down

Related: Creating Space and Place through Community Reconnection – A Panel Discussion on Parkway Revival and Urban Highway Removal Initiatives throughout the Region