Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Syracuse

Parking Madness Final Four: Syracuse vs. Parkersburg

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Only the ugliest, most wasteful parking craters are still in the running, as the Parking Madness Final Four winnows down to two finalists after this match. The winner will take on Camden, which narrowly defeated Fort Worth, for a chance at the Golden Crater, eternal shame, and, we hope, some good awareness-raising opportunities for local advocates. So far your […]

Parking Madness 2015: Asheville vs. Syracuse

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Only two spots remain in the Elite Eight of Streetsblog’s Parking Madness bracket. Yesterday, the parking fields by GM headquarters along the Detroit waterfront prevailed over the parking crater around the BART station in Bay Area suburb Walnut Creek. Today, Asheville, North Carolina, faces Rust Belt stalwart Syracuse. Asheville This entry comes to us from the fine folks at Kostelec Planning, […]

Battle Lines Drawn Over Syracuse Highway Teardown

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To keep the aging relic blighting downtown, or tear it down? That’s the question looming over many American cities with Eisenhower-era highways these days. And nowhere is that question more immediate than in Syracuse. Syracuse’s Interstate 81 is one of the best candidates for a highway teardown in the country. The aging elevated freeway is widely […]

In the Rust Belt, Protecting Pedestrians is a Two-Way Street

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There’s a livable streets battle taking place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It’s the same one that’s been going on in Syracuse, New York and Cincinnati, Ohio. All three of these Rust Belt cities are considering or undertaking conversions of one-way streets back to two-way traffic. The goal is to slow down motorists a little bit and […]