Posts tagged with 'road expansion'
Road expansion in Bangalore
Less is more: BRT and metro avoid expansion of road infrastructure
In the realm of conducting transport economic and environmental assessments, the option of “doing nothing,” or “no project/investment,” is considered as the baseline for all projects. A baseline is a reference pathway against which the impact of a project is ...
Hamburg, Germany to Cover Expanded Highway with Public Park
Hamburg, Germany to Cover Expanded Highway with Public Park
The City of Hamburg, Germany is planning on building elevated public parks on sections of the to-be-expanded  A7 (Highway 7), which is considered one of the most important north-south connectors in Germany. According to officials, parts of A7 are 26 ...
Carmageddon! Los Angeles Braces for Traffic Chaos
Carmageddon! Los Angeles Braces for Traffic Chaos
In a $1 billion road widening project, Los Angeles will shut down its Interstate 405 next weekend (July 16-17) to all commuters. Eleven miles of the freeway will shut down for 53 hours so that the city can tear down ...
Glasgow's Controversial Road Expansion
Glasgow's Controversial Road Expansion
Glasgow, Scotland today revealed a new highway extension, a project that has been met with much controversy. The five-mile extension, referred to as the M74, has been in the works since October 1995, with opposition from environmental groups starting early ...
U.S. Road Expansion Costing Taxpayers
U.S. Road Expansion Costing Taxpayers
“Every $1 spent to keep a road in good condition avoids $6-14 needed later to rebuild the same road once it has deteriorated significantly,” says the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. A smaller initial investment in renewed ...
New Jersey Transportation Budget Eliminates Smart Growth, Continues Road Expansion
New Jersey Transportation Budget Eliminates Smart Growth, Continues Road Expansion
The Tri-State Transportation Campaign (TSTC), a nonprofit dedicated to reducing car dependency in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, released a new analysis of the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s (NJDOT) proposed Capital Program for the fiscal year 2012. According ...