Freeway transformation

Albany Skyway in Albany, New York, reclaims an "ugly chunk of highway" to reconnect downtown with the Hudson riverfront via a new linear park. Stantec Consulting Services won a CNU 2023 Charter Award in the Neighborhood, District, and Corridor...
CNU’s biennial Freeways Without Futures report is out now! In a series of articles, Public Square is exploring common threads from the report. Article three focuses on how community campaigns can influence public policy related to in-city highways.
CNU’s biennial Freeways Without Futures report is out now! In a series of articles, Public Square is exploring common threads from the report. Article two focuses on Reconnecting Communities financing.
CNU’s biennial Freeways Without Futures report is out now! In a series of articles, Public Square is exploring common threads from the report. Article one focuses on how government supports local campaigns.
Reconnecting Communities grants represent a step toward a larger effort to undo the considerable damage from 20th Century transportation planning, aligning with CNU's Freeways Without Futures.
Plan would open up the New Jersey capital's riverfront and offer economic, social, and environmental benefits.
The ten campaigns selected for the 2023 Freeways Without Futures report offer a roadmap to the future of North American infrastructure
To mitigate this scar on Atlanta’s urban fabric, two freeway cap proposals are being pushed by local business groups.
The terminus of I-16 cuts into the historic core of Savannah, and removal of a flyover would help to heal the wounds of 1960s destruction in a minority and immigrant neighborhood.
Entrenched state departments of transportation dedicated to highway building threaten to capture Reconnecting Communities grant funds to continue harm — not undo it.
As freeway removal gains national recognition and funding from the federal government, it's time to look at some of our most nominated freeways for CNU’s Freeways Without Futures report and where they are today.
Activists and designers have envisioned an alternative to a monstrous highway expansion that is advancing relentlessly through the political process in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.