Highways to Boulevards

Rethinking Highways in American Cities

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Since 2005, the Congress for the New Urbanism’s Highways-to-Boulevards initiative has argued that replacing urban freeways with surface streets, boulevards and avenues is the most cost-effective, sustainable option for cities with aging grade separated roads.... read more »

Development Opportunities Gained by a Multi-way Boulevard for Route 5

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Transportation engineer Lucinda Gibson reviewed the differences in developable acreages between the NYSDOT's preferred alternative and a surface boulevard option along Buffalo’s waterfront, concluding that a surface boulevard increases redevelopment opportuni... read more »