Why Democrats and Republicans Alike Keep Expanding Highways
A Democratic governor's controversial decision to pick up a road-widening effort where his Republican predecessor left off is sparking a conversation about why U.S. leaders across party lines keep pushing for the same old harmful highway projects.
Twin Cities Advocates Split Over What’s Possible for Their Downtown Highway
Advocates in the Twin Cities agree that I-94 devastated Black communities. But they don't agree on what can — and should — be done about it.
‘Multimodal’ LA Freeway-Widening Project Out to Bid with No Multimodal Component
The "multimodal" project scope contains no bicycle or transit components, and, for pedestrians, merely re-installs the existing crosswalk and walk signals at the widened mouth of the off-ramp.
Scaled-Back LA Freeway Widening Will No Longer Destroy Residents’ Homes
Metro Senior Director Isidro Pánuco announced that the 605 Corridor Improvement Project will have no residential displacements as it will be kept within existing Caltrans right-of-way.
What Would Our Cities Look Like if Their Downtowns Had Not Been Torn Apart for Highways?
A new report lays out how much work still needs to be done to undo the damage of our highway system.
US DOT ‘Equity Plan’ Ignores the Inequitable Impacts of Highway Expansions
The new Equity Action Plan contains some great ideas to make transportation network better for disadvantaged Americans. But it doesn't include strong measures to prevent racist road projects.
Study: Two-Thirds of Americans Know Highway Expansions Don’t Cure Traffic
"The public is way ahead of the elected officials, and it's way ahead of the transportation officials in [talking about] the kind of future they want to see."