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A Closer Look (Roads To The Future) #187689

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 10, 1999
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(Studio: Kevin Newman) Statistics on highway congestion cited.

(Milwaukee: Tom Foreman) The question of whether highways are part of the problem or the solution to urban congestion examined; scenes shown from Salt Lake City, Utah and Milwaukee, WI, which have divergent views on the problem. [Utah Governor Mike LEAVITT - cites the rapid population and automobile growth.] [Milwaukee Mayor John NORQUIST - says widening roads does not solve congestion.] [Business owner James FETZER - criticizes suburbanites.] Milwaukee's plans to build up downtown after tearing out the freeway outlined. [Stegner Center for Land Resources Keith BARTHOLOMEW - says more options are necessary.]

(Studio: Kevin Newman) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Woodruff) The trend towards moving back into the inner city examined by looking at Cleveland, Ohio and other cities. [Architech Paul VOLPE - says the city is the heart of culture.] [Harvard Business School Michael PORTER - says the inner city is the source of labor.] [The Cooper Union Fred SIEGEL - says we see the revitalization of sections of the city.] The four groups of new urban residents listed. [Pepperdine Institution of Public Policy Joel KOTKIN - comments.]

Foreman, Tom;
Newman, Kevin;
Woodruff, Bob

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