he notion of demolishing the stretch of Interstate 280 that lands near the Caltrain yard South of Market is gaining support — and national attention.Until now, the idea of tearing down the stub end of the freeway, putting traffic onto wide boulevards — a la the Central Freeway and Octavia Boulevard — and developing the vacant land as well as unused portions of the Caltrain yard into a new neighborhood has been mostly confined to city planners and dreamers, which one might argue are the same thing.On Wednesday, the Congress for the New Urbanism, a national group that promotes cities in which residents can get around by foot, bike and transit, included 280 on its 2014 list titled “Freeways Without Futures.”

via Is Interstate 280′s future no future? One group hopes so – City Insider.