Viaduct Controversy Discussed in Design World

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Timothy A. Schuler, writing in Landscape Architecture Magazine, notes that the planned demolition would force children to walk and bike on a path along a highway, thus breathing unhealthy vehicle emissions. Schuler notes that world-wide, 10% of deaths in small children are due to air pollution. Will Erie, the “worst city” for African-Americans disregard this concern for impoverished residents who rely on the McBride Viaduct to get to school, work, shopping, recreation, family, friends and where ever else they need to go?