Caltrans Stephen Alvarez & San Diego Housing Federation Stephen Russell discuss the creation of a park-covered freeway cap over I-15 in San Diego. This required a multi-disciplinary effort and included integration with a transit plaza in a park deficient area, known as Teralta Park.
A book about how to plan, finance and build freeway caps is soon-to-be published. The author is looking for feedback on each of the chapters, which are listed below. Check it out and provide feedback at: https://urbdezine.com/2018/05/23/how-to-build-a-freeway-cap/ Introduction Chapter 1 – Background Chapter 2 – What’s Elsewhere Chapter 3 – Planning to Build in a … Continue reading The Book on Freeway Caps
The health benefits of a freeway cap that features a park would pay for the investment in such a freeway deck, according to a new study from the American Journal of Public Health.
Thanks Carlin for pointing this one out. Here is a great example of buildings, garage and a transit station in car-happy, Atlanta; specifically, the ritzy Buckhead area. Note, the above picture shows only half of the roadway, as MARTA is in the centerlane, similar to the Freeway within a Freeway concept. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlanta_Financial_Center https://email@example.com,-84.368755,316a,35y,180h,39.31t/data=!3m1!1e3?hl=en And here … Continue reading Buildings over Buckhead
This is the link to an application sent to Locus Development proposing a roundtable.