Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Mario Cuomo Bridge

Food For Future Thought: WhatToDo with the Old TZB?

It’s the year 2030 and the new Tappan Zee Bridge is now open for business (I know, I’m being optimistic. :>) Now the question becomes: what do you do with the old bridge, 400 feet or so to the south of the future bridge?

Here’s a story from the NYT about what Poughkeepsie is doing with one of their venerable river crossings. If you can imagine the current bridge renovated as a pedestrian mall with restaurants and shops connecting Nyack and Tarrytown, you share the same “it can be done” attitude as Fred Schaeffer, the Poughkeepsie lawyer who heads the Walkway Over the Hudson Poughkeepsie-Highland bridge renovation committee. And have enough vision to overlook the infrastructure and maintenance issues of the current TZB, the potential parking challenges, the political issues and answering the financial questions about how you are going to keep a second bridge when you haven’t figured got the $16B to build the first one?

All true. But it’s nice to dream.

Nyack Farmer's Market


HudsonLinkNyack.com


has customized Hudson Link bus schedules including departure and arrival times for Metro North trains between Tarrytown and Grand Central on routes H07 / H07X.

HudsonLinkNyack.com is a web app to ease your cross river commute from Nyack News And Views.

You May Also Like

The Villages

This week in the Villages: Spring Valley braces against an anonymous push for dissolution. Polio findings in Rockland continue to raise alarms for public...

Nyack People & Places

It’s amazing to consider that Nyack once had a beautiful pristine brook with a rocky bed and deep gullies that flowed year-round. Nyack Brook,...

Arts

The 10th Annual Nyack Film Festival will be screened from August 14-18, 2022. All films are being shown at Hotel Nyack, except for a...

Advertisement