Members of Community Board 7 and traffic safety advocates are pushing for changes that will allow New York City to independently install speeding cameras as part of citywide efforts to reduce pedestrian fatalities.
Community Board 7
Community Board 7 passed two transportation resolutions and tabled another at the monthly full-board meeting Tuesday night.
Community Board 7 Chair Elizabeth Caputo sent a letter to the Department of Health on Tuesday that said the scoping document submitted by Jewish Home Lifecare does not take into account important concerns raised by the community.
According to pet owners, the rock salt used by the city and residents to help melt snow on the sidewalk poses problems for the dogs’ health. Now, Community Board 7 is looking to potentially have brownstones and small businesses use a healthier alternative to rock salt on city sidewalks.
Several local politicians have started answering constituents’ questions on AskThem.io, which was launched on Feb. 10 by the Participatory Politics Foundation to allow elected officials from congressmen to councilmembers to field questions from voters in their districts.
Residents of luxury apartment building Ariel East are growing frustrated with the empty Metro Theater, which they say is negatively impacting their neighborhood.
Borough President Gale Brewer wants to make data about the city’s government more accessible, a move that could benefit local community boards.
Amid citywide criticism of police cracking down on jaywalking on the 96th Street and Broadway intersection, 24th precinct officials said that their focus remained on enforcing vehicular violations.
The changes proposed to the intersection of Broadway and 96th Street answer a longtime call for better street safety.
The Department of Transportation unveiled plans for extensive safety changes to the 96th Street and Broadway intersection at a public meeting with Community Board 7 on Thursday night.
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