Transportation

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...
For many Americans, controlled-access highways are a regular part of their daily landscape. They take these high-speed roads for granted, with little consideration of how they were built, the damage they have caused, and the massive amount of money...
This article began as a would-be tweetstorm, until I realized there was too much to say. Jonathan Berk, director of Patronicity, tweeted out an image of this new intersection planned by MassDOT for Natick, a Boston suburb, and it was a shock. Sure,...
It's time to use the idea of reduced demand where it has the potential to improve a city's economy, society, and mobility.