Sunday Video: What Happens After A City Removes A Freeway?

Dave Amos of City Beautiful visits Seattle’s waterfront and looks at what is happening as it transforms from having an elevated highway running through it to a new waterfront space. Amos also looks at what other cities have done with highway removals, including Portland and Rochester, and compares that to Seattle’s approach.

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Stephen is a professional urban planner in Puget Sound with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. With stints in great cities like Bellingham and Cork, Stephen currently lives in Seattle. He primarily covers land use and transportation issues and has been with The Urbanist since 2014.