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 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...
Panel Background and Assignment The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is poised to initiate the schematic design and environmental study of an approximately 10-mile reconstruction project of the Interstate Highway 35 (I-35) through the hear...