Urban freeways-salvation of cities or their death?

by K.A. Godfrey, Jr., (M.ASCE), Editor; Civil Engineering,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1977, Vol. 47, Issue 13, Pg. 93-97

Document Type: Feature article


When the freeway building boom began 25 years ago, these high-speed urban arteries were labeled the salvation of the cities, which were hurting because of the exodus to the suburbs. Then came the 1960's, a period of rising concern over how to help our less fortunate inner-city brothers-now freeways were labeled City killers. Which title is correct? Part 2 of a series.

Subject Headings: Urban areas | Highways and roads | Suburbs

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