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highway projects

May 3, 2021, 6am PDT
The agency's recommendations are based on a new method of cost-benefit analysis that includes equity and environmental sustainability as key measures.
Cleveland.com
November 23, 2020, 11am PST
Proposed changes to the Los Angeles County Transportation Authority's highway program would allow local governments the flexibility to implement complete street elements with new projects. The proposition has been a surprisingly tough sell.
Streetsblog LA
June 9, 2020, 11am PDT
A plan to realign Interstate 45 in Houston has been criticized as a highway boondoggle as well as a failure of racial and social equity, and recent protests have only amplified the latter criticisms of the project.
Streetsblog USA
April 21, 2020, 12pm PDT
The Colorado Department of Transportation might be building fewer roads than they had originally planned after the coronavirus recedes. A few projects already underway have been able to speed up.
The Denver Post
April 21, 2020, 7am PDT
Instead of doubling down on the unsustainable planning and building practices, the current crisis offers a chance to hit reset, according to this article.
Frontier Group
April 7, 2020, 8am PDT
Missouri is taking stock of its construction program as gas taxes and sales taxes plummet.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
March 19, 2020, 8am PDT
Despite the drastic funding limitation imposed by Washington's voter-approved Initiative 976, the state found a way to fund $10.4 billion in (mostly highway) transportation projects.
The Urbanist
November 24, 2019, 11am PST
The Colorado Department of Transportation will spend big on highway projects over the next three years.
The Denver Post
April 18, 2018, 7am PDT
Commuters in the Twin Cities region are hoping for relief at the notoriously congested and unsafe interchange between Interstate 494 and I-35W.
Star Tribune
February 23, 2018, 9am PST
To ensure funding for the LBJ East, Texas Transportation Commission officials might take three other major highway projects off the table.
Dallas News
September 29, 2016, 10am PDT
Streetsblog slams Caltrans for wasting $1.9 billion on futile freeway widening projects.
LA.Streetsblog