November 17, 2020, 11am PST
After releasing "public scoping" details for a massive widening project in Downtown Austin, a writing slams the Texas Department of Transportation for its car-centric approach to transportation planning.
November 11, 2020, 9am PST
The Arizona Department of Transportation has selected a developer for the Broadway Curve Improvement Project, which would widen Interstate 10, spanning multiple jurisdictions adjacent to Phoenix.
November 10, 2020, 8am PST
The Indiana Department of Transportation is preparing to spend $337.8 million to improve the I-465 and I-69 interchange on the north side of Indianapolis.
October 26, 2020, 5am PDT
A plan to widen interstates 495 and 270 failed a critical step on the way to approval, in a decision likely to lead to a lawsuit when the Maryland Department of Transportation settles on a final plan.
September 29, 2020, 7am PDT
The final environmental impact statement for the controversial North Houston Highway Improvement Project is available for public comment, courtesy of the Texas Department of Transportation.
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September 12, 2019, 8am PDT
Jeff Speck, planning consultant and author of Walkable City, writes an opinion piece for the Houston Chronicle to oppose the plan to widen the I-45 freeway in Houston.
August 28, 2019, 2pm PDT
An initial environmental assessment for a project to widen I-5 in Portland claimed the project would improve air quality, congestion, and traffic safety. Critics of the project weren't convinced.
May 8, 2019, 8am PDT
The lesson of the I-405 widening project that birthed meme-worthy events like "Carmageddon": widening a freeway won't reduce congestion for long, if ever.
February 26, 2018, 9am PST
That's how the Los Angeles Times editorial board characterized the $6 billion plan by Los Angeles Metro to widen the 710 freeway. "A waste of money," they assert. Key to the solution is how to deal with goods movement from the seaport complex.
February 16, 2018, 11am PST
Planning for a proposal to expand truck and vehicle capacity on the I-710 Freeway in Southern California has reached a critical juncture in the process.