CNU president John Norquist stars in this video from Streetfilms about the problem of inner-city highways and the steps some cities are taking to get rid of theirs.
Apr 11, 2011 Streetfilms
A "crazy idea" to remove an inner city freeway in Seoul, South Korea turned to reality. This piece tells the story about how this unlikely event came to be.
Apr 8, 2011 Grist
When there is a toll, of course. But the Federal Highway Administration uses the word indiscriminately, confusing the matter, writes Peter Samuel of Toll Roads News.
Mar 28, 2011 TOLLROADSnews
The city of El Paso is hoping a new plan will breathe life back into formerly booming streets sucked dry after a freeway replaced them as the main entrance to town.
Jan 3, 2011 El Paso Times
Efforts to tear down the Interstate-10 Claiborne Expressway, a 2.2 mile section of elevated roadway in New Orleans that many locals and activists have blamed for separating neighborhoods. Neal Pierce says teardowns might begin to grow in popularity.
Sep 10, 2010 Citiwire
The addition of a 10-mile carpool lane to one of Los Angeles' busiest freeways is creating a huge stress on the region's transportation system.
Aug 17, 2010 The New York Times
Activists have turned the site of a former inner-city freeway in San Francisco into a community garden.
Mar 21, 2010 Good
Los Angeles is crazy for "cap parks": basically, putting roofs over sections of freeway and building a park on top. The added benefit? Reconnecting neighborhoods riven asunder by the freeway in the first place.
Feb 25, 2010 The Architect's Newspaper
The United States must move away from the gas tax to solutions that charge people for the roads they use, including a VMT fee, congestion pricing for peak hours and toll roads, says Jack Finn of HNTB. Such efforts will encourage Americans to be less dependent on oil, reduce congestion, take public transit and properly invest in infrastructure. Exclusive
Jan 6, 2010 By
As traffic congestion has worsened, so has the philosophical divide between LA and Orange counties in terms of how to address it.
Nov 18, 2009 Los Angeles Times