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Byline: Bruce Andriatch
Oct. 30--Still slowing down and reaching for coins as you travel the 190 near Ogden or Breckenridge? It gives "Phantom Tollbooth" a whole new meaning.
Whenever government officials vote against a proposal to build a Wal-Mart and say it's not about Wal-Mart, it's a "zoning issue" or "a traffic problem" or "contributing to sprawl," what they really means is, "It's Wal-Mart. We don't want one here." But saying that out loud would make the inevitable lawsuit anticlimactic.
Why do so many people seem to know Southtowns roads by their state route number -- 5, 20A, 62 -- and the same for Niagara County …