City planners want to tear down an elevated highway in São Paulo.

São Paulo is notorious for its bad traffic and incoherent urban design.  The Washington Post has an interesting article about a heavily trafficked two-mile-long elevated highway, Via Elevada Presidente Artur da Costa E Silva, that has damaged urban neighborhoods.  City planners would like to tear it down.   Here, from Google Maps, is a street view of the elevated highway passing over Rua San Antônio:

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