© 2022 Western New York Public Broadcasting Association

140 Lower Terrace
Buffalo, NY 14202

Mailing Address:
Horizons Plaza P.O. Box 1263
Buffalo, NY 14240-1263

Buffalo Toronto Public Media | Phone 716-845-7000
WBFO Newsroom | Phone: 716-845-7040
Your NPR Station
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Merger of state highway oversight groups proposed

brian kolb.jpg
WBFO File Photo
/
WBFO News

State Assembly Republican leader Brian Kolb has introduced legislation to eliminate a possible duplication of duties regarding the state's roadways.

Kolb is proposing that the New York State Thruway Authority be brought under the oversight of the State Department of Transportation, a merger of sorts. The benefits could potentially save taxpayers millions of dollars.

The legislation is far from approval but it is getting support from Amherst Assemblyman Ray Walter.
 

Saturday & Sunday 6 a.m. to 12 p.m.