With the eastern portion of Rochester’s Inner Loop filled in, City Hall has set about doing the same to the highway’s northern section. While comparisons between the projects are expected, the stakes are different this time around.
Cities Turn to Removing Highways as Revitalization
A New York Times reporter says 28 cities, including Detroit, are considering removing parts of highways to revitalize their cites and reimagine modern urban landscapes. Rochester's Inner Loop is discussed as well.