Transportation

Three heartland cities are investing to strengthen the downtown core and build a framework for regional multimodal transportation.
For about a quarter of typical road diet costs, semi-permanent street transformations have been successfully demonstrated in two cities.
We have made cars safer, but we still are reluctant to make streets safer.
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.
Two-way streets prove safer, more walkable, and more supportive of business than one-way streets for Midwestern cities.
New York State transportation officials are gathering crucial input to ensure the successful transformation of Route 81 in Syracuse into a Community Grid.
A new book on walking makes me think of another book, what America has lost, and what it could regain.​
The lack of connections and the view from the train were disappointing, but the hospitality more than made up for the inconvenience.
Since 2012, grassroots coalition Reconnect Austin has advanced an alternative, human-scaled vision for the I-35 corridor for the Texas capital city. The north-south section of I-35 that cuts through downtown Austin carries a high amount of traffic—...
Since 2008, CNU has highlighted the advantages of transforming the elevated I-81 through the heart of the city.
Conversion to a boulevard would reduce the right-of-way of I-980 in Oakland by 75 percent, connecting neighborhoods and allowing mixed-use development where land now generates no tax revenues.
Out of all of the CNU Freeways Without Futures picks, I-345 in Dallas probably has the most potential to create new mixed-use development as it reconnects downtown to a historic neighborhood.