November 29, 2015, 11am PST
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.
February 23, 2015, 5am PST
Douglas Hausladen, New Haven’s transportation director, envisions building complete streets quickly through a fail-fast approach.
May 14, 2014, 8am PDT
New Haven recently launched a campaign called RE: New Haven in the hopes of increasing the city’s homeownership rate. Will the incentive-backed, multimedia approach work in increasing residents' stake in the community?
April 28, 2014, 1pm PDT
The Regional Plan Association recently released a Job Access Map—an interactive tool that allows user to discover the travel time homes and jobs, and much more, via every form of transportation.
January 7, 2014, 11am PST
New Haven has unveiled a first-of-its-kind card that's a combination gift certificate and prepaid credit card. By allowing users to shop, dine, and park throughout the city, officials see the card as a way to attract tourists and boost the economy.
July 24, 2012, 1pm PDT
A target of 1950s urban renewal, New Haven is looking to rewrite renewal's wrongs by re-connecting the Hill neighborhood with downtown via a highway cap project. Critics complain the project doesn't go far enough to heal the area's historic wounds.
May 17, 2012, 8am PDT
"We should not let the lame be the enemy of the perfectly adequate," says one critic of the New Haven mayor's proposal.
March 4, 2011, 8am PST
Cities across the country are beginning to realize the mistakes they made years ago dividing their downtowns with urban highways. The city of New Haven has decided to do something about it.
The Christian Science Monitor
October 21, 2010, 10am PDT
The second round of Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) funds were announced Oct. 20. Awards amounting to $600 million will go to 75 projects, including three highway teardowns.
October 1, 2010, 9am PDT
It's needed, it's not that expensive, and it's doable. But there's one little problem in New Haven's new streetcar plan.