Students Plead With Manhattan Community Board 7 to Act on Street Safety

Community Board 7 on the Upper West Side is where street redesigns get delayed indefinitely, where the urgency to prevent people from getting killed in traffic dissipates into the ether, and where the same people get reappointed for years on end to posts where they can block safety improvements.

Last night, kids who go to school in the neighborhood came out for a civics lesson at CB 7 and to deliver a message about what they want to see change. Streetfilms’ Clarence Eckerson and Streetsblog publisher Mark Gorton were there.

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