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February 11, 2021, 7am PST
With the new administration placing racial justice and equity at the forefront of transportation policy, will America finally reckon with the legacy of its freeways?
Common Edge
February 8, 2021, 8am PST
Putting a lid on the interstate through downtown Seattle could create new space for parks and housing, reduce pollution, and reconnect the disrupted street grid.
The Urbanist
May 27, 2018, 11am PDT
The first comprehensive manual for planning, funding, and building a freeway cap is put online for review and comment.
UrbDeZine
April 19, 2018, 8am PDT
The Brutalist design by a famed landscape architect will be preserved, but not without better visibility and improved lighting.
The Architect's Newspaper
December 14, 2015, 9am PST
As Seattle’s Convention Center expansion moves forward, community members want the public benefit discussion to focus on a new downtown park over I-5.
Capitol Hill Seattle Blog