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Megan Kimble for The Texas Observer covers the growing movement against highway expansions in Texas and around the US. Reconnect Austin is one of many campaigns across the state proposing highway renovations and/or removals. From grassroots organizations to community groups to city leaders, Texans are rethinking our highways. Kimble covers the history of highways in Texas, the role of the Texas Department of Transportation and state leadership, and several local campaigns fighting highway expansions.