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The 10 most useless freeways in North America

The 10 most useless freeways in North America

February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

An updated list of the nation’s most teardown-worthy highways is the highlight of the recently released report, Freeways Without Futures, compiled by the Congress for the New Urbanism, a nonprofit which works for “walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities and healthier living conditions.” CNU is the “hub” of the freeway removal movement, having formed a […]

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Sneckdowns: Should snowstorms plan your streets?

Sneckdowns: Should snowstorms plan your streets?

February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Throughout urban areas hit hard by wintry weather this season, Mother Nature is making her own traffic planning suggestions known. Piles of snow known as “sneckdowns” — more on the origin of that word later — are drifting into areas that, upon reflection, are ideal for road diets and sidewalk extensions. As Streetsblog reports, “all […]

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