Angry Robot

Gardiner of the galaxy

Goldsbie on Tory’s fact-averse position on the Gardiner.

In his presentation[…], Bedford showed before-and-after photos of cities that have very successfully removed elevated expressways from their waterfronts, including New York City’s West Side Highway, San Francisco’s Embarcadero Freeway, Portland’s Harbor Drive, Seoul’s Cheonggyecheon and even the Gardiner east of the DVP.

“There are other cities… that had the same debate and decided, ‘Oh no, no, we can’t do it. We’re gonna keep it up,’” he said.

“Know what they are? Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Detroit.”

• June 4, 2015, 4:42 pm |