In this edition…
- Register for 2021 Transportation Summit
- New Downtown Telework & Commuting Survey
- Improved Vanpooling Options
- Your Input on The Blue Line Extension
Road to Ruin? America’s urban highways are nearing the end of their useful lives, including Interstate 94 between Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Built for civil defense and to hasten suburban development, it’s time to reconsider their value to users, neighbors, and the cities they divide. Billions of reconstruction and maintenance dollars are on the line. Communities remain devastated by pollution and disconnection. Everyone wonders whose interests will own the day when it’s time to decide how to proceed. Will we double-down on cars and trucks, or will climate goals, equity concerns, economic opportunities and transit innovations mean the end of the road for urban highways?