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Highway Removal

How to Reconnect Neighborhoods (and How Not to)

In order to achieve the goal of reconnecting communities, it is important to scrutinize previous attempts at these solutions to learn from past errors.

October 11, 2023

How To Take a Freeway Fight to the Next Level

Is giving up on a full-scale highway teardown a prudent compromise or a policy failure? We sat down with two Twin Cities advocates to get their take.

August 15, 2023

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.

August 10, 2023

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.

July 14, 2023

‘Freeway Exit’ Podcast Tells San Diego’s Freeway Histories of Growth, Displacement, and Division

"Freeways are not free. We pay for them in all kinds of ways — with our tax dollars, our time, our environment and our health."

July 13, 2023

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."

June 29, 2023

Why Small Cities Torn Apart By Highways Need Extra Help to Heal

A new program will help smaller communities start the process of redesigning highways and other transportation investments that tore apart their communities — and shine a light on why it’s so hard for them to do it without outside help

June 12, 2023