Not Everyone in the Bronx Hates the Sheridan Expressway
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...