Amherst, Tonawanda Know Niagara Falls Boulevard ‘is in need of massive help’

May 17, 2018
Niagara Falls Boulevard is seen with Tonawanda on the left and Amherst on the right. (Robert Kirkham/News file photo)
Niagara Falls Boulevard is seen with Tonawanda on the left and Amherst on the right.

The towns of Amherst and Tonawanda now have a roadmap for addressing the future of Niagara Falls Boulevard.

The towns are about five months into an 18-month project to scrutinize the busy retail and residential corridor that forms their shared border.

“The two towns have felt that we need to lead the discussion,” said Amherst Supervisor Brian Kulpa. “We have ultimate control over land use in that area so it’s really incumbent upon us to get this plan correct.”

Many questions surround the heavily trafficked boulevard. They include:

Will NFTA light rail be extended up the boulevard?
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