October 2010 Archives

US funds freeway removal projects, denies ORBP

Last Wednesday, the US Department of Transportation denied the Bridges Authority's grant request for $135 Million, but funded three other grant projects that involved freeway removal. How poetic.

Read We're tearing this highway down, Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood says.

Thursday's Bridges Authority Meeting

The Bridges Authority will not take any public comments, but we're sure they would love to see you. Here's the meeting info via LEO Weekly. And here is info about the pre-meeting with Say No to Tolls.

LEO Weekly: "The Great Barrier"

Steve Shaw is back at it with another installment of insightful and thorough ORBP observations. The article's sub-title, "Neighborhood leaders, preservationists decry Ohio River Bridges Project as an object of obstruction, not innovation" says a lot, but you must read The Great Barrier for yourself.

You may recall last year's acclaimed article, Burned Bridges.

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