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‘Sammy’s Law’ Hunger Strike Begins at State CapitolBy Julianne Cuba |
Two mothers whose children were killed by reckless drivers have begun a hunger strike that they'll continue until Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (D-Bronx) brings to the floor a long-stalled bill that would allow New York City to set its own speed limits.
Tuesday’s Headlines: Hunger Strike EditionBy Streetsblog Editorial Board |
Two members of Families for Safe Streets will begin a hunger strike at the state Capitol to protest the state legislature's failure to pass a bill to allow New York City to set its own speed limits. Plus other news.
CB1 Members Demand Universal Daylighting After Drivers Kill Two KidsBy Kevin Duggan |
The city must clear all intersections of parked cars that block visibility, demanded community board members in Astoria.
Supporters of Sammy’s Law Remain Angry over Assembly Speaker’s Inaction on Speed Limit ReductionBy Gersh Kuntzman |
Members of Families for Safe Streets rallied on Monday outside of Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie's office to demand he pass a bill that would allow New York City to set its own speed limits, and expressed confusion as to why the speaker had reportedly stalled the widely supported legislation.
Monday’s Headlines: All Eyes on Carl Heastie EditionBy Streetsblog Editorial Board |
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie has a real chance to do the right thing this week — the last of the legislative session until next January. Plus other news.
Greenpointers Rally For Safer Streets Where Cyclist, 73, Was KilledBy Kevin Duggan |
When neighbors block road safety improvements, other neighbors die.