Residents won the battle of Oak Grove, but planners are not through yet. This is the major highway which replaced the rail line many years ago. Today it is lined with stores and strip malls which serve local residents well, but which planners regard as ugly because they provide so much parking. Planners want to turn the highway into a "boulevard," with fewer lanes, slower traffic, and stores fronting on the street instead of separated from the street by parking lots.
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