The radio is talking about blizzard-like conditions in some areas, with 60-70 MPH wind gusts. All the area schools are closed. Tractor trailers are blown over. You must be thinking that with such outrageous conditions that the Skyway is surely closed. You would be wrong.
Thank God some people over at Buffalo Rising see through Tielman Park for what it is: This project can be just like the part of Main Street with out cars exceptâ€¦ in the sky. Brilliant? Didn't they have that look at the Embarcadero in SanFran when they stopped the building the elevated expressway. I don't… Continue reading Not everyone is taking it seriously
Apparently, there is no shortage of Skyway reuse ideas out there today. BuffaloGeek sets us up for an interview on this next week: While it's a much better concept than Tielman Park, again, what problems does it solve? It's an incredibly inefficient way to get to the outer harbor by foot, and it doesn't solve… Continue reading It’s Skyway reuse day!
Kids, you can't write comedy better than this. Tim Tielman has come up with a plan to turn the Skyway into a park. Here's the image and story posted over on Buffalo Rising. Now, let's think back to all the reasons that people bellow forth as to why the Skyway "needs" to come down: It's… Continue reading Are you ready for this? Hang on. Literally.
I finally had the opportunity to listing to WNYMedia's interview with Congressman Higgins. Who would have guessed that we'd be actually be agreeing on Route 5 issues? Higgins said, "The fact of the matter is according to the Department of Transportation, you have some 43,000 vehicles that travel from the Southtowns into the city of… Continue reading Holy shit, I’m agreeing with Higgins