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In the News.


May 5, 2022

Residents will get a temporary park and a preview of the Inner Loop fill-in at 'Live on the Loop'

For a few hours, residents were able to experience what is possible when what remains of Rochester’s Inner Loop is gone.


March 7, 2022

Hochul budget includes $100 million for Inner Loop North fill-in

Gov. Kathy Hochul has included $100 million in her 2022-23 budget for a proposal to fill in the north section of the Inner Loop.

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June 9, 2021

Can Biden's infrastructure plan bury the Inner Loop for good? City Hall hopes so.


March 30, 2022

Inner Loop North project is a balancing act

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.


February 16, 2022

Why America Is Tearing Down Its Highways

Highways across America are being removed. Rochester paved the way with Inner Loop East, and the momentum continues with Inner Loop North. 


May 27, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES - Can Removing Highways Fix America’s Cities?

Rochester's Inner Loop initiatives featured alongside other highway removals across the country.


March 8, 2022

Mayor Malik Evans celebrates millions in funding for Rochester

Mayor Evans celebrates Gov. Kathy Hochul's commitment of $100 million to remove the remaining section of the Inner Loop.


June 14, 2021

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.


July 22, 2020

PLACEMAKING 101 WEBINAR - Urban Placemaking: Avenues for Engagement

The importance of community engagement, as evidenced through Rochester's Inner Loop initiatives.

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