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.
America Needs to Stop Building Schools Next to Highways
“We have determined that at a certain age, you can make some decisions and take some risks to your health. But a six-year-old or a seven-year-old does not have that opportunity."
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.
New Ohio Law Promises to Tear Down Neighborhoods for Highways
An Ohio law would require state transportation officials to build highway interchanges every 4.5 miles — even if they have to tear down homes and businesses to do it.
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.