As part of their Highways to Boulevards initiative, the Congress for the New Urbanism and the Center for Neighborhood Technology have released "Freeways Without Futures," a list of the top 10 places across the nation that offer the best opportunities for urban revitalization through the replacement of deteriorating highways with walkable boulevards and denser development. Learn more about the roads on the list, the cities where urban-space reclamation has been successful, and current campaigns to remove freeways at cnu.org/highways.
FREEWAYS WITHOUT FUTURES
1. Alaskan Way Viaduct, Seattle
2. Sheridan Expressway, Bronx, N.Y.
3. The Skyway and Route 5, Buffalo, N.Y.
4. Route 34, New Haven, Conn.
5. Claiborne Expressway, New Orleans
6. Interstate 81, Syracuse, N.Y.
7. Interstate 64, Louisville, Ky.
8. Route 29, Trenton, N.J.
9. Gardiner Expressway, Toronto, Ontario
10. 11th Street Bridges and the Southeast Freeway, Washington, D.C.