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Not Everyone in the Bronx Hates the Sheridan Expressway

Mar 22, 2017 - The New York Times

On the first day of spring, Greg Gales relaxed on a park bench in the South Bronx with a cigarette, a can of Coke and his pit bull, Dolow.

Cars and trucks whizzed by on the Sheridan Expressway, a highway that has been there for all of Mr. Gales’s 53 years. Upon hearing that New York State is proposing to turn the fenced-off road into a tree-lined boulevard with crosswalks leading to the banks of the Bronx River, Mr. Gales mulled, at length, the pros and cons of the idea.

He kept co...