"The day will come when the functionally obsolete Skyway must come down. Until then, there are plenty of traffic and infrastructure projects the region can tackle to move our waterfront and roadways toward reaching their full potential," writes The News Editorial Board.
Rep. Brian Higgins is pushing for $500M to restore Humboldt Parkway, the historic tree-lined thoroughfare that united the East Side until the Kensington divided it in the 1960s.
A 38-year-old Buffalo man died Friday morning after he crashed into a tree on Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo police said.
We know now that parks have value and, as Frederick Law Olmsted knew, our waterfront is our treasure.
"We are coming to a moment of significant transportation infrastructure investments in Western New York," writes Lynda Schneekloth.
The economic stimulus packages needed to help the nation recover from the pandemic will present a rare opportunity to emerge from this crisis with infrastructure that lends itself to sustainable economic growth, cleaner air and equitable access to centers of employment, education, health care, shopping and recreation.
The site of the former Deaconess Hospital on Humboldt Parkway – now a sprawling swath of grass-covered land near the Buffalo Museum of Science – may be destined for a new Head Start day care center and medical clinic before it gets any houses. The Community Action Organization, which purchased the 5.7-acre property after Kaleida Health demolished the 268,000-square-foot