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Buffalo Video Makes the Case for Teardown

Check out this video from the Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper reviewing the Southtowns Connector project in Buffalo NY.

Sign the Petition: Improve America's Walk Score

In partnership with Transportation for America, Walk Score has created an online petition to tell Congress to support walking, biking and transit in the 2009 Transp

Video: CEOs for Cities' Driven to the Brink

Check out this fun video from CEOs for Cities:

Energy Prices Spurring "Reversal of Desirability"

Great article by Peter Goodman in today's New York Times, "Rethinking the Country

Write Your Senator Today on the Lieberman-Warner Bill!

As the senate continues debate on the Lieberman-Warner Bill today, please consider sending a message to your Senator in support of the bill, but also urge them to increase the proport

OK City says OK to Freeway Teardown

USA Today reports that the aging Crosstown Expressway in Oklahoma City will be demolished in 2012. The Crosstown Expressway is an elevated 4.5-mile stretch of Interstate 40.

Hartford, New Haven Contemplate Freeway Teardown

Norman Garrick, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and director of the Center for Transportation and Urban Planning at the University of Connecticut, and CNU Board member poste

Local Austin News Coverage of CNU XVI

Here's a series of clips from local Austin news outlets covering CNU XVI. Thanks "russrhea" for posting to YouTube!

Big Dig's Big Bad Example

Noah Bierman, in the Boston Globe piece, 'No Big Dig Copycats' notes that the $15 billion dollar tunnel

Former DOT Engineer Supports Buffalo Boulevard

Joe Tocke, former transportation engineer with the NYSDOT, wrote a great opinion piece in the Buffalo News last Friday,