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Tear Down Claiborne Ave. Expressway, Says Coalition
Bruce Eggler writes that the report "says eliminating the expressway would have numerous benefits, such as removing an eyesore, reducing noise and air pollution, increasing opportunities for public transit, and promoting investment that would eliminate blight and create economic development in the Treme and 7th Ward neighborhoods."
The study says the impact on travel time would only be a few minutes.
In 2008, the Congress for New Urbanism put the Claiborne Ave. Expressway on a list of "Freeways Without Futures."