Transportation

Editor’s note: As part of Public Square’s coverage of Freeways Without Futures 2021, we explored briefly when it’s appropriate to cap a highway. We received this response from Sito Negron in El Paso, Texas, where the Texas Department of...
The city used a bad assessment on walkability, and a skyscraper development, as the impetus and means to transform downtown’s public realm, boosting tourism, the economy, and quality of life.
One clear lesson from the pandemic: Experimentation with streets may yield tremendous benefits with less downside than previously thought.
CNU’s biennial Freeways Without Futures report is out now! Article 5 of a Public Square series covers the transformation of downtown loops, which cordon off central business districts.
In a series of articles, Public Square is exploring common threads from CNU's recent Freeways Without Futures 2021. This article explores recent proposals for highway caps.
CNU’s biennial Freeways Without Futures report is out now! In a series of articles, Public Square is exploring common threads from the report. This is article 3.
CNU’s biennial Freeways Without Futures report is out now! In a series of articles, Public Square is exploring common threads from the report. This is article 2.
CNU’s biennial Freeways Without Futures report is out now! In a series of articles, Public Square is exploring common threads from the report. This is article 1.
Highway removal offers a path to community revitalization and greater economic development, according to Freeways Without Futures 2021, released June 1.
The woonerf is coming of age as a thoroughfare type, allowing streets to take center stage as public spaces.
The replacement for Interstate 81 in the heart of Syracuse should be designed and built on the scale of a city street, giving the city an economic shot in the arm.
Syracuse and NYS Department of Transportation face difficult decisions with the replacement of the I-81 elevated highway through downtown, choices that will impact the city for generations to come. The highway, past due for reconstruction, will be...