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12 Apr 2012
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IMG_1694_save the date 2012

Save the date for the...

The SMTC will host a public meeting for The I-81 Challenge on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Oncenter in downtown Syracuse. You can drop in any »

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29 Mar 2012
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Alaskan Way Viaduct_by Flickr user camknows

Alaskan Way Viaduct looks...

As the Alaskan Way Viaduct project in Seattle progresses, Washington planners continue to look closely at Boston’s Big Dig to see what can be learned from that project. »

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22 Mar 2012
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San Frans Embarcadero Removal_New American City

New report examines case...

The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) recently released a report examining five case studies from cities around the world that have successfully transformed »

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13 Mar 2012
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I-95_by Flickr user HGruber

Re-imagining I-95 in...

On February 23rd, The Academy of Natural Sciences Center for Environmental Policy hosted a “Re-imagining Urban Highways” conference in Philadelphia. The event featured »

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1 Mar 2012
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Rendering of Presidio Viaduct_by Caltrans-01 bigger

The new Presidio Viaduct...

Doyle Drive serves as a vital south access road to the iconic Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, CA. The road was originally built in 1936. After years of heavy use it is »

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17 Feb 2012
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BQE1-articleLarge-v2_by Liz Robbins for NY Times

More repairs ahead for the...

Without funding for a reconstruction project, repairs will continue on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway for the foreseeable future. Photo by Liz Robbins for NY Times

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9 Feb 2012
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North Claiborne Ave_NOLA_via Times-Picayune

How the Interstate Highway...

The Times-Picayune in New Orleans posted a story and image gallery describing the impact of the Interstate Highway system on New Orleans. Click here to read the article. Photo »

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2 Feb 2012
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McGrath_via Flickr by Meredith Small

Determining the future of...

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has partnered with the City of Somerville, MA on a planning study to help determine the future of the Route 28 corridor. »

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19 Jan 2012
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Atlantic_Highway Removals_by Reuters

The Atlantic Explores &...

In a recent article titled The Tricky Second Wave of Urban Highway Removals, The Atlantic takes a look at highway removal projects across the country and notes the “culture »

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12 Jan 2012
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AWV_detour_via WSDOT website

WSDOT to build a two-way...

Recently, Seattle drivers experienced the first actual traffic revision associated with the Alaskan Way Viaduct tunnel project. To keep traffic moving, the Washington State »

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5 Jan 2012
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Gowanus Expressway_by Timmy Caldwell via Flickr Creative Commons

Brooklyn’s Gowanus...

In late November, the New York Post reported that state and federal officials planned to abandon efforts to modernize aging stretches of the Brooklyn-Queens and Gowanus expressways, »

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30 Dec 2011
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New Times_Year In Review Image

Syracuse New Times...

In a recent Year In Review list, the Syracuse New Times considers The I-81 Challenge as an interesting news item from 2011. The New Times encourages readers to participate »

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