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Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 9/19)

September 23, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. The call for nominations is open through Monday, October 3rd for the eighth biannual Freeways Without Futures report. This is a great opportunity to get local campaigns in the ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 9/12)

September 16, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. The September Freeway Fighters meetup will be on Friday, September 30th at 2pm ET. We’ll have some time for new people to introduce themselves, hear updates from ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 9/5)

September 9, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you to everyone who has already submitted local campaigns for the 2023 Freeways Without Futures report. Now is the time to address this watershed moment in the history ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 8/29)

September 2, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. The call for nominations is now open for the eighth biannual Freeways Without Futures report! This report will be first in the series to coincide with the 5-year federal Reconnecting Communities pilot ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 8/22)

August 26, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. Attention all freeway fighters! The call for nominations for the biannual Freeways Without Futures report opens next week on Thursday, September 1, 2022. We welcome submissions from previously ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 8/15)

August 19, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. For those of you who were unable to join us (and for those of you who just want to review it!), here’s the recording of our Tuesday ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 8/8)

August 12, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. Join us on August 16th from 3:30-4:30pm ET for our next webinar “Creating a Community-Driven Reconnecting Communities Application.” Beth Osborne, director of Transportation for America, will join us ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (weeks of 7/25 & 8/1)

August 5, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. Save the date for our next webinar “Creating a Community-Driven Reconnecting Communities Application” on August 16th from 3:30-4:30pm ET. Beth Osborne, director of Transportation for America, will ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 7/18)

July 22, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. Don’t forget to join America Walks on July 28 from 3:30-5:00 ET for “Organizing Your Freeway Fight: Creating a Campaign Plan.” This workshop will give an overview ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 7/11)

July 15, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. In case you missed it: Yesterday, the US Department of Transportation hosted the “Interested in Applying? Reconnecting Communities Grant Program Overview for Prospective Applicants” webinar. USDOT provided ... Read More...

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 7/4)

July 8, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. Next Tuesday (7/12) at 12pm ET join CNU for our On the Park Bench webinar “Freeway Fighters: Pushing Back Against Freeway Expansions.” This webinar will feature freeway fighters ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 6/27)

July 1, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. Next Tuesday (7/5) at 12pm ET join CNU for our On the Park Bench webinar “Freeway Fighters: Reconnecting the City.” Featuring freeway fighters from three corners of America, ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 6/20)

June 24, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. Next Wednesday (6/29) at 2pm ET join America Walks for a webinar featuring freeway fighters Amy Stelly, Alex Contreras, and Jay Arzu as they share their experiences ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 6/13)

June 16, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. *Please note news items for today (6/17) will be included in next week’s edition. On Wednesday, June 29 at 2pm ET join America Walks for a webinar ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 6/6)

June 10, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. At the end of May, the Freeway Fighters Network turned one year old! We’ve covered a lot of ground over that last year and we want to ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 5/30)

June 3, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you to everyone who already expressed interest in participating in CNU’s On the Park Bench webinar series! A friendly reminder that if you are interested in ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 5/23)

May 27, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. Request for On the Park Bench webinar participants CNU would like to leverage our platform to further support the FFN through our webinar series. CNU’s On the Park ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 5/16)

May 20, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. Freeway Fighters news Metro FY23 Budget: Those Freeways Metro Plans to Widen – Streetsblog LA Streetsblog LA May 14, 2022 Metro is spending more and more money ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 5/9)

May 13, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. The May Freeway Fighters Meetup will be Thursday, 5/19 from 5-6pm ET. We have a bunch of new people who’ve joined us since the public unveiling of ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 5/2)

May 6, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. After four years leading the Highways to Boulevards program, Ben Crowther is leaving CNU to become the Advocacy Manager for America Walks. America Walks will join CNU ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 4/25)

April 29, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. A big thank you to everyone who helped get the word out about the Freeway Fighters and the website! Because of you we’ve had an influx of ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 4/18)

April 22, 2022

Hi all, Here is what is being said about freeway fighting this week. If you come across any articles, feel free to share and please let me know if you have any questions. We’re so excited for Tuesday’s (4/26) Freeway Fighters Network website launch! Check out the FFN launch media toolkit for language to promote the website. Please use the ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 4/11)

April 15, 2022

Hi all, 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. There was a bunch of great freeway fighting content this past week at YIMBYtown 2022, all of it live streamed. Check out the videos ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 4/4)

April 8, 2022

Hi all, 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. Please save the date for our April meetup, which will be Tuesday April 19th at 3pm ET. If you’re new to the group, come ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 3/28)

April 1, 2022

Hi all, 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. It was great to see so many of you last week in Oklahoma City at CNU 30, especially the freeway fighting contingents from Louisiana, ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 3/21)

March 25, 2022

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. Thank you to everyone who joined us for CNU 30.Oklahoma City! It was so great to see familiar faces and new faces at yesterday’s Freeway Fighters ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 3/14)

March 18, 2022

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 State commission next week to discuss driverless vehicles, transportation impacts on communities My Edmonds News March 12, 2022 Current efforts to reconnect ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 3/7)

March 11, 2022

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.   Mark your calendars! The March Freeway Fighters meetup will be next Thursday, March 17 at 3pm ET.  If you’re new to the group, come say ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 2/28)

March 4, 2022

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.   Thank you, Freeway Fighters, for helping us reach 199 members! Your participation in this network has helped create a broad coalition of public and private ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 2/21)

February 25, 2022

Hi all, 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 Harvard design students reimagine US interstate highway system – Harvard Gazette Harvard Gazette – Harvard University February 19, 2022 The ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 2/14)

February 18, 2022

Hi all, 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 McConnell Tells States To Just Ignore Biden’s Progressive New Road Priorities – Streetsblog USA Streetsblog USA February 12, 2022 After ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 2/7)

February 11, 2022

Hi all, 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. The next Freeway Fighters Meetup will be on February 14th at 2pm ET. An early Valentine’s Day celebration for all us freeway fighters.   ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 1/31)

February 4, 2022

Hi all, 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 Can a new bridge help Oregon reach its climate goals? – Portland, Oregon – Eminetra Eminetra January 30, 2022 Oregon ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 1/24)

January 28, 2022

Hi all, 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 South Park community group seeks to reclaim neighborhood land from a harmful, redundant highway Seattle Bike Blog January 2022 South ... Read More

Freeway Fighters Digest (week of 1/17)

January 21, 2022

Hi all, 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. A pair of tweets this week embody the capacity for change that everyone here is striving for. In Portland, thanks to the work of ... Read More