Alana Semuels, staff writer for The Atlantic, examines highway teardowns beginning with the San Francisco Embarcadero in 1989 to see how they have worked in terms of revitalizing poorer areas or restoring the urban fabric that they destroyed.
Yesterday   The Atlantic
Wisconsin legislators have voted to continue steep borrowing to pay for needed road repairs, while calls to increase the state’s gas tax grow louder.
Nov 16, 2015   Urban Milwaukee
An op-ed argues that regional transportation oversight enable the region surrounding Milwaukee to better attract new business.
Jul 29, 2015   Urban Milwaukee
Some people call it a road-building program. Others call it "an all out war on urbanism."
Jul 22, 2015   Politico
Approval for a $250 million public funding package—split between state, county, and local authorities—is all but assured.
Jul 21, 2015   Urban Milwaukee
The 13th aldermanic district, located on the southeast side of Milwaukee, is working hard to back up its claim as the city's "Garden District."
Jun 23, 2015   Urban Milwaukee
Buses in the Milwaukee County Transit System now reach 1,300 fewer employers than it did in 2001 thanks to state budget cuts.
Apr 18, 2015   Urban Milwaukee
A local alderman makes the case for a one percent sales tax dedicated to providing public funding for a new stadium to house the Milwaukee Bucks.
Apr 16, 2015   Urban Milwaukee
Wisconsin state transportation officials have settled on a plan to expand the I-94 freeway in Milwaukee—instead of building a double deck freeway through a cemetery the plan is too widen the freeway without disturbing an human remains.
Feb 19, 2015   Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee Alderman Joe Dudzik's arguments in opposition to a proposed streetcar project have been heard before.
Jan 28, 2015   Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Researchers at the Institute for Quality Communities at the University of Oklahoma prepared a set of images to show the indelible impact of mid-20th century urban renewal on Midwestern cities.
Dec 18, 2014   Institute for Quality Communities