Local Advocacy Group Slows Cars Down

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer Over the weekend, a local advocacy group traveled to various neighborhoods across the City, including Astoria, Jackson Heights and Jamaica, with large clusters of pedestrians, to hang up signs that read “20 Is Plenty.” As part of his Vision Zero initiative to eliminate traffic fatalities across the City, Mayor Bill […]

Think Of The Children

Too often, reports come out of a fatal accident involving an out-of-control automobile striking a pedestrian. Even more heart-wrenching is when that pedestrian is a child or teenager struck down well before their time. As is the case with a number of issues, the City is frequently reactive when it comes to combating pedestrian deaths, […]