December 9, 2018
The Town of Tonawanda is considering a road diet for Sheridan Drive to create safer access for pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit riders.
The six to eight-lane boulevard is currently disastrous for pedestrians and bicyclists to access. Town officials and community members would like to change that. A recent Buffalo News article outlines a number of treatments under consideration to make Sheridan Avenue safer, multi-modal, and right-sized for the average number of vehicles per day.
Proposed changes include:
Tonawanda road engineer James Jones noted transportation trends are changing due to new technology and millennial ideology which necessitates deviation from century-old design standards.
Read the encouraging article here.