Road Widening

San Diego Trolley

San Diego Continues to Widen Roads Despite Pledge to Reduce Car Dependence

Transit advocates say that outdated road widening plans contradict the city's Climate Action Plan.

September 14, 2021 - KPBS

Pennsylvania

Opinion: Philly's Regional Transit Needs More Funding

The region's planning commission is pouring billions into highway widening projects while neglecting its public transit needs.

September 2, 2021 - WHYY

Virginia

Road Widening Plans Criticized in Fairfax County Virginia

The car-centric status quo is continuing unabated even as Fairfax County commits to more urban thinking on transportation and land use planning.

June 8, 2020 - Greater Greater Washington

Denver, Colorado

Plan for Expanded Road Inconsistent With Denver's Values

The idea of road improvement catering only to cars and congestion didn't pass muster on Quebec Street in Denver. A new plan for the heavily used, but narrow, corridor will prioritize pedestrians, safety, and transit.

December 26, 2019 - Denverite

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