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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v9n22 (06/02/2010) » Section: Letters to Artvoice

Some Serious Roadwork

A few years ago, former Milwaukee mayor and president of the Congress for New Urbanism John Nordquist referred the New York State Department of Transportation’s plan to keep the Skyway and the elevated portion of Route 5 in addition to making Fuhrmann Boulevard a parkway as “putting lipstick on a pig.” The same could be said of the idea to “cap” part of the Kensington-King Expressway (Route 33).

The PBA Replies

The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority is pleased to see a recent reader submission emphasize the negative effects of vehicle congestion and unnecessary idling on the overall air quality and public health of our region.

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