highways

The Stream of Consciousness

e2 is an ongoing PBS series about the economies of being environmentally conscious. e2 transport featured one on the freeway teardown in Seoul, South Korea.... read more »

Comments needed on projects for Obama infrastructure plan

The incoming Obama administration is gearing up for massive near-term inve ... read more »

Not Just Fix It First

New highway construction has been destructive to US Metro areas inducing sprawl and degrading existing neighborhoods. ... read more »

Buffalo's O'Neill: Let's keep waterfront route at grade level

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper's Julie O'Neill wrote a passionate opinion piece in the Buffalo News, "Let's keep waterfront route at grade level ... read more »

Buffalo Video Makes the Case for Teardown

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

The Horror of Highways cont'd, The Educational Tradeoff: Easy Driving or Easy Breathing

The University of Cincinnati has just completed an air pollution that takes another look at highway placement with respect to our daily patterns of living. ... read more »

Governing.com; King of the Road

In the April Transportation column of Governing.com Alex Marshall discuses and criticizes the tendencies of certain Conservative and Libertarian think tanks. ... read more »

John Norquist's Letter to Editor (Chicago Tribune) on Highway Maintenance

In "Bad transportation policy, at a price," Chicago Tribune columnist Steve Chapman appropriately bemoans the federal funding of highway expansion over maintenance. Federal funding favors spectacular expansion projects with attendant ribbon cuttings over routine inspection and maintenance that can h... read more »

Trailer for "Sprawling from Grace, Driven to Madness"

Check out the trailer for a new feature-length documentary film from EMotion Pictures. The film explores the negative impact of sprawl on the nation’s largest cities and the promise of transit-oriented development as an alternative. It includes conversations with Peter Calthorpe, Shelley Poticha, ... read more »

CNU XV Blog, Part 10: highways

This morning, there was a great panel on expressways, focusing on the removal of riverfront expressways that cut off downtowns from rivers. ... read more »