Reimagining DC 295 as a Vital Multi Modal Corridor: The Case for Reconnecting Southeast Washington DC
Bush, Jonathan L
Brandes, Uwe S.
Cities across the globe are making the case for highway removal. Highway removal provides alternative land uses, reconnects citizens and natural landscapes separated by the highway, creates mobility options, and serves as a health equity tool. This Capstone studies DC 295 in Washington, DC and examines the cases of San Francisco's Embarcadero Freeway, Milwaukee's Park East Freeway, New York City's Sheridan Expressway and Seoul, South Korea's Cheonggyecheon Highway. This study traces the history and the highway removal success using archival sources, news circulars, planning documents, and relevant academic research. This Capstone seeks to provide a platform in favor DC 295 highway removal.
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