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Freeway Lids

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
October 8, 2020, 11am PDT
A trio of freeway cap proposals around the country—in St. Paul, Atlanta, and Austin—embody the potential of infrastructure change to undo the mistakes of the past.
UrbanLand
September 30, 2019, 8am PDT
A plan to build a cap over Interstate 5 in Downtown Seattle has taken a small but significant step forward.
The Urbanist
January 3, 2019, 10am PST
The plan to top I-5 in Seattle with a cap park—what writer Natalie Bicknell calls "the most ambitious effort in our region"—is moving ahead with a $1.5 million feasibility study.
The Urbanist
October 10, 2018, 2pm PDT
The notion of fully capping I-5 as it runs through central Seattle has been gaining steam. The city could stand to gain hundreds of acres of urban land.
Crosscut