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Southwest LRT

Minneapolis LRT Facing Delays, Cost Increases

Construction on the Kenilworth Tunnel has been plagued by problems and threatens the foundation of a nearby condo complex.

July 28, 2021 - Minneapolis Post

Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

Brooklyn-Queens Expressway Needs Innovative Solutions

The New York City roadway is desperately in need of repair, but just tearing it down and replacing it would be a shortsighted fix.

December 14, 2018 - Intelligencer - New York Magazine

Elon Musk Gigafactory

Behold: Elon Musk's First Tunnel

Take a first look at the fruits of the Boring Company's labor. According to Elon Musk, the tunnel will be open to the public for free rides later this year.

May 14, 2018 - Los Angeles Times

Tunnel

$5.4 Billion Freeway Plan Would Tunnel Under South Pasadena

One of Southern California's most controversial and (some would say) critical projects is on the radar again—the 710 extension through South Pasadena. Transportation officials are working on a tunnel plan, expected for public comment in February.

October 22, 2014 - Los Angeles Times

Tunnel Wins Vote in Seattle

A long simmering debate over how to deal with a damaged inner city freeway has seemingly found a conclusion as voters in Seattle have approved a plan to begin work on replacing the freeway with a tunnel.

August 18, 2011 - The Seattle Times

Three Model Cities Seattle Can Learn From

Los Angeles, Cincinnati and San Francisco are tackling major urban problems quickly and effectively. This post argues that Seattle can learn much from these efforts.

June 12, 2011 - Crosscut

Controversy Still Surrounds Seattle Tunnel Project

What future lies ahead for the damaged Alaskan Way Viaduct in Seattle continues to stir controversy in the city. An upcoming ballot measure will ask voters to again weigh the project's feasibility.

April 12, 2011 - The New York Times

Demolished For A Project That Would Never Be

The decision to cancel the planned tunnel beneath the Hudson River to connect New York and New Jersey was not without repercussions.

November 18, 2010 - The Wall Street Journal

Putin Plans to Propose Russia-U.S. Tunnel

<p>Former Russian president Vladimir Putin has announced his intentions to propose that Russia and the United States move forward with plans from the early 20th century to build a 64-mile tunnel between the two countries.</p>

April 1, 2008 - The Times (UK)

Tunnel Vision: Has Tysons Missed the Train?

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March 16, 2007 - Anonymous

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