Webinar Summary: Freeway caps and stitches provide an opportunity to reconnect bifurcated communities adversely impacted by the interstate highway system. This webinar explores how Atlanta, Austin, and Saint Paul are using this infrastructure solution to reimagine their cities through a new process for community engagement (especially in the time of a global pandemic), integrated transportation planning, addressing racial equity, and creating new real estate and park development opportunities.
The panel was tasked with evaluating this moonshot and helping it become a more certain possibility. During this process, panelists heard from stakeholders, residents, and partners at the local, city, and state levels; from design and real estate pro...
“The Stitch” is a concept to build a new ¾ mile long “lid” above the I-75/85 Downtown Connector, an Interstate that bisects Atlanta’s downtown, as a way to create open space in the heart of the city of Atlanta. Aptly named, this project intends to “s...