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Life and Death of Urban Highways

Life and Death of Urban Highways



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Published by Wagner Tamanaha

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Published by: Wagner Tamanaha on Aug 03, 2012
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This report was unded by the Institute or Transportation and DevelopmentPolicy (ITDP) and EMBARQ. It was researched by Juan Pablo Bocarejo Ph.D, MariaCaroline LeCompte M.Sc, and Jiangping Zhou. It was reviewed and editedby Michael Replogle, Carlos Felipe Pardo, Dario Hidalgo, Adriana Lobo, SalvadorHerrera, David Uniman, Angelica Vesga, Stephanie Lotshaw, Dani Simons, HollyLaDue, Michael Kodransky, Aimee Gauthier, and Walter Hook.
 About ITDP
 Founded in 1985, the Institute or Transportation and Development Policypromotes socially equitable and environmentally sustainable transportationworldwide. ITDP works alongside city governments and local advocacy groupsto create projects that reduce poverty and pollution, and ght climate change.ITDP has oces in Argentina, Brazil, China, Colombia, Hungary, India, Indonesia,Mexico, and the United States; employs more than 70 sta members; andsupplements this team with leading architects, urban planners, transport experts,developers, and nanciers. 
 About EMBARQ 
EMBARQ catalyzes environmentally and nancially sustainable transportsolutions to improve quality o lie in cities.Since 2002, it has grown to include ve oces, located in Mexico, Brazil, India,Turkey, and the Andean Region, that work together with local transportauthorities to reduce pollution, improve public health, and create sae, accessible,and attractive urban public spaces. EMBARQ employs more than 130 experts inelds ranging rom architecture to air quality management; geography to journalism;and sociology to civil and transport engineering.Published March 2012
Institute or Transportation & Development Policy and EMBARQ 1
Table o Contents
ForewordIntroductionWhy Urban Highways?Why Remove Urban Highways?When Urban Highways Are RemovedAlternatives to Building New Urban HighwaysMap: Urban Highway Removals Completed and PlannedCase Study: Harbor Drive, Portland, OR, USACase Study: The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA, USACase Study: Park East Freeway, Milwaukee, WI, USACase Study: Cheonggyecheon, Seoul, South KoreaCase Study: Inner Ring Expressway, Bogotá, ColombiaReerences and Suggested Reading

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