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  •  There is also a correlation between highways (13+ / 0-)

    near projects and high crime areas. For a long time most people assumed that it was because the highways provided easy access to a transportation network for drugs. I'm sure that's part of it, but later studies showed that lead on the surfaces of highways was still higher than government limits decades later.  There was a correlation between lower crime and the removal of old pavement (because of road work) in many of these areas.

    -1.63/ -1.49 "Speaking truth to power" (with snark of course)!

    by dopper0189 on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 02:18:56 AM PST

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