If you haven't had a chance to watch Clinton School of Public Service Dean Skip Rutherford's TEDX Talk, it's worth your time.
As he correctly points out, our fair city has faced a large number of pivot or inflection points. Sometimes we've the right choices. More often, we've made some seriously poor choices (FedEx, UofA, I-630 placement, etc.)
The 10 lanes of I-30 are one of these inflections points. I proposed a conscious uncoupling.