Here is what is being said about the Highways to Boulevards movement this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions.
Highways to Boulevards news
Eminetra January 30, 2022
Oregon and Washington’s transport authorities are planning to replace five dilapidated interstate highways over the Columbia River, so critics and regional leaders have set Oregon’s carbon reduction targets.
Wsj.com January 31, 2022
If you hoped President Biden’s infrastructure spending might bring a smoother drive to an area near you, it’s worth reading the latest fine print.
Archinect February 1, 2022
In her recent Executive Budget address, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced that the state will inject nearly $3 billion towards infrastructure projects that “promote equity, connectivity, and multi-modal transportation opportunities for communities all across New York State.”
Streetsblog California February 1, 2022
Transportation for America hit the proverbial nail on the head with today’s post about bigger problems that arise when transportation funding prioritizes “solving” congestion.
VICE February 1, 2022
A teen climate activist in Portland is setting the tone for transportation debates for decades to come with her mission to stop highway expansion.
Streetsblog USA – Streetsblog NYC February 2, 2022
Much to the delight of a large coalition of Oregon Department of Transportation critics, the federal government has given them another assignment before graduation.
The American Independent February 3, 2022
Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, attacking the recently passed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, told reporters on Tuesday that he didn’t see how highways and other roads could be racially discriminatory.
Willamette Week February 3, 2022
More than five years ago—not long after Oregon and Washington’s last failed attempt to build a new bridge between the two states—a progressive city and the Clark County to its north succeeded in opening a $1.3 billion bridge expansion.
The Good Men Project February 3, 2022
If OregonDOT is serious about “restorative justice” it should mitigate highway damage by building housing.
Streetsblog California February 4, 2022
Assemblymember Cristina Garcia’s A.B. 1778 would do what advocates, academics, the state Air Resources Board, and state and even federal transportation agencies have been saying needs to be done: get the state to stop building new and expanding existing highways.