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Freeway Fighters: ‘Stop the Highway-Expansion Madness,’ New Coalition Demands

"Endless highway expansions are pulling our country into an environmental, budgetary, and public health crisis," the letter states.

February 6, 2024

Freeway Math: How Governments Decide a Harmful Highway Is ‘Worth It’

A massive interstate highway project promises do deliver billions of dollars in public "benefits." But a local advocacy group says that it's all based on bad math.

December 18, 2023

Highway Boondoggles 2023: The Pain in Maine Falls Mainly in … Gorham

Here's a self-defeating new highway that will merely exacerbate suburban sprawl — reinforcing the very conditions that are causing the traffic problems in the first place!

November 16, 2023

Highway Boondoggles 2023: This Year’s Poster Children for Bad Projects

Once again, transportation funds that could be used to repair streets, roads and bridges are instead diverted into costly, damaging highway expansion projects.

November 9, 2023

The Nation’s Biggest Anti-Highway Rally In History Is Happening in Texas This Weekend

This Sunday, a rally to stop one of the worst highway boondoggles of all!

November 3, 2023

What Would Our Cities Look Like if Their Downtowns Had Not Been Torn Apart for Highways?

A new report lays out how much work still needs to be done to undo the damage of our highway system.

July 14, 2023