Changing Lanes: Visions and Histories of Urban Freeways

This book presents a history of the United States freeway system especially as it relates to cities and urban planning. The roles played by transportation professionals and others, such as government officials, are explored. The impacts of changes in legislation, funding, and environmental policy are outlined. Three case studies of freeway development are included: Syracuse, New York; Los Angeles, California; and Memphis, Tennessee. Chapter topics include: America's changing cities; The 1930s; National policy, 1939-1945; Postwar urban freeways; and Changing visions and regulations.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Bibliography; Illustrations; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: 376p
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01491407
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780262018586
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 3 2013 12:24PM