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
My Edmonds News March 12, 2022
Current efforts to reconnect and revitalize communities that have been divided by transportation construction projects is one of the topics of discussion when the Washington State Transportation Commission meets virtually next week.
Wall Street Journal March 13, 2022
Multibillion-dollar transportation projects in this Democratic stronghold of Republican Texas show how tough it will be for President Biden to accomplish his goal of shaking up federal infrastructure investments.
The Urbanist March 13, 2022
The final hours of the 2022 legislative session on Thursday night brought the last votes needed to bring the Move Ahead Washington transportation package to Governor Jay Inslee’s desk.
El Paso Matters March 14, 2022
Downtown El Paso is unlike any other part of our city – it is a compact, connected, walkable and historic area that serves as a central gathering place for all members of our community.
KUT.org March 15, 2022
The Texas Department of Transportation overlooked a 70-unit affordable housing complex when tallying how many homes could be destroyed by a move to widen Interstate 35 through Central Austin.
Bend Bulletin March 15, 2022
The Oregon Transportation Commission has decided that the state’s share of flexible funds from the federal government should not go toward new highway expansion projects.
The American Prospect March 15, 2022
By pouring money into fossil fuel infrastructure, the bipartisan law is already showing its tragic inadequacies.
Bike Portland March 15, 2022
A press release from ODOT last week about a meeting of the Oregon Transportation Commission raised eyebrows here at BikePortland headquarters.
MPR March 16, 2022
Efforts to restore the historic, largely Black neighborhood should include people most impacted by freeway construction.
The Washington Post March 17, 2022
In his first State of the Union address March 1, President Biden closed the door on a trillion-dollar economic and civil rights agenda and snapped Democratic politics back into an ancient and unfortunate shape.
KVUE March 17, 2022
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg visited Austin Wednesday to see some of the city’s transportation projects and discuss infrastructure for the future.
Austonia March 17, 2022
Returning for his second year in a row at SXSW 2022, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg took to the stage for a town hall with festival-goers to talk about sustainability in transit, job growth and reconnecting communities.
Streetsblog Chicago – Streetsblog NYC March 17, 2022
Illinois governor JB Pritzker has said he wants our state to be a leader in the fight against climate change.
Tampa Bay Times March 17, 2022
In the never-ending drive to build a more prosperous economy in Florida, highways are often seen as an essential vehicle.
KXAN March 17, 2022
The Texas Department of Transportation continues to move forward with its plans to expand Interstate 35 through downtown Austin between U.S. 290 East and State Highway 71/Ben White Boulevard.
The Texas Tribune March 18, 2022
In car-friendly Texas, getting a major high-speed rail project off of the ground is almost impossible.