From Redlining to Green Streets in Toledo, Ohio

  • Author: Laurel Schwartz
  • Date: January 9, 2024

In the 1960s and 70s, highways were built through a vibrant Black neighborhood in this medium-sized city, cutting the community in half and leading to economic decline. To revitalize these disadvantaged neighborhoods, Toledo is using a Department of Transportation (DOT) Raising American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant to modernize transit options for 38 square blocks.

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