Ben Crowther is the Advocacy Manager for America Walks, where he works with state and local advocates supporting mobility for all. Prior to joining America Walks, Ben was the program manager for the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU)’s Highways to Boulevards initiative. He also led CNU’s national advocacy for the federal Reconnecting Communities program.
Federal infrastructure bills introduce Highways-to-Boulevards pilots
A pilot program proposed to fund the study and removal of highways in urban contexts, an idea of great interest to urbanists, has largely flown under the radar.
The launch of Freeways Without Futures 2021
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Supporting a federal role in highway removal
Highways to Boulevards campaign organizers and CNU members visited 20 Congressional offices in late October, to discuss two current proposals in Congress that would offer funds for highway removal.