Blueprint America

Zombie Highways

What do you call a highway program that just keeps going long after its original goals were achieved? A zombie highway. Blueprint America and the PBS NewsHour go to Birmingham, Alabama, to look into the Northern Beltline, a road which will be paid for by taxpayers nationwide.
  • The Ride: Elana Schor (Part One)
  • Airing 02/08/10: Beyond the Motor City
  • City Creek Center
  • Keep on Trucking?
  • Zombie Highways
  • Zombie Highways: What about the environment?
  • Zombie Highways: Birmingham and the Northern Beltline
  • Choke Point
  • Choke Point: The Third Rail
  • Cleaning Coal
  • Public Transit Faces New Pressures
  • Transit in Trouble, Part One
  • Transit in Trouble, Part Two
  • Financial Meltdown Hurts Public Transit
  • Stimulus Roadblock?
  • The Big Fix
  • Paul Krugman's Big Fix
  • Off the Rails
  • Singapore Curbs Traffic with Automatic Tolls
  • The Big Dig
  • Return to Sender
  • Nowhere to Grow
  • Flying Blind
  • The Price of Decay


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