The Inner Loop Expressway surrounded the Central Business District in the City of Rochester, cutting off the downtown area from the adjacent thriving neighborhoods. The expressway was inefficient and underutilized, and resulted in a suppressed downtown redevelopment, and discouraged many people from walking or bicycling to and from the city.... read more →
Our committee, including representatives from all four of our advocacy planks, meets every other week to regroup and coordinate our efforts. Below are our minutes from August 18. Advocacy Committee, led by Amber Small; focused on media efforts and outreach Plan to outreach at some of remaining community festivals this summer; we will need... read more →
The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy has posted its position statement on the former expressway. See it here. It is the BOPC’s stated position that the former expressway should never have been imposed on Delaware Park, and it should be removed. In the event that it can be shown that the... read more →
The Restore Our Community Coalition joins with the Scajaquada Corridor Coalition in seeking to improve our community. The ROCC notes that with respect to the purpose of the SCC and improving Delaware Park through reclaiming land taken by the former expressway, "the speed reduction to 30 mph should be thought of... read more →
The SCC released a Press Release to various organizations on July 10 concerning its July 15 Public Meeting at the Buffalo History Museum set to commence at 6:30pm. Read about the SCC_Press_Release_07-10-15 here.
The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy resolved last year that the Scajaquada Expressway should be removed from Delaware Park, and that Humboldt Parkway should be restored between Main Street and Agassiz Place. Read the BOPC Resolution here.
Gobike Buffalo strongly supports the speed limit reduction and Governor Cuomo’s swift action in right-sizing the Scajaquada Expressway after the tragic accident that occurred on May 30 in Delaware Park. Read GoBike's Call to Action Here