Make mall a more inclusive experience

first_imgOthers had subways connected, and buses kept running until 1:45 a.m. Some offered “Midnight Movie Madness,” which drew in teens for Friday and Saturday night dates. The “disconnect” is with the town and city of Amsterdam. Let’s connect there first. Public transportation stops early and only supports the city of Amsterdam. There’s no other bus system that will take the community to the Route 30 businesses or around the town of Amsterdam. Why is that?When former Mayor Gomulka In my opinion, a train station should be incorporated where people congregate at the Amsterdam Riverfront Center Mall, which is now the “Heart of The City.”This new plan has people driving through without stopping. When we have people passing through our beautiful city, the Amsterdam Riverfront Center Mall is the one place that should shine, at the hub.Everyone has the opportunity to advertise, represent and entertain together, showing and selling their wares there, even tourism. Now we have boats.Michael SargalisDelansonMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesLocal movie theater operators react to green lightFoss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?Schenectady County warns of possible COVID-19 exposure at Schenectady restaurant, Rotterdam barEDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidation Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion Re May 27 article, “City take steps to move train station”: Robert Moses was not all wrong. The mall idea is a good one. I have seen success in many states and countries thanks to my military career.The only difference I took note of was these other malls also incorporated local activities in them, such as ice skating, amusement parks, late-night entertainment and so forth.Can you Imagine having the Tonight Show at the Amsterdam Riverfront Center Mall? Mr. Tesero could be thinking about this. We can do, “park and ride,” since we have the garage, which makes it greener. If we added rooftop gardening, we could be higher on the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) chart. last_img