The growing "cap and cover" movement seeks to reunite neighborhoods and improve air quality by burying urban freeways.
The bill would prohibit Caltrans from using state resources on any project, or on permitting any project, that does not meet certain criteria measured by the California Healthy Places Index.
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A continuous cross-continental active transportation trail would pay for itself in less than five years in visitor spending alone, a new analysis argues — and it could have a big impact on the car-free transportation landscape in the communities it runs through, too.
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"Treme and the 7th Ward, like many neighborhoods across the country, are saddled with an aging, unsafe, polluting piece of highway infrastructure. We have to do something about it."