Ann Pfoser Darby, a long-time member of Queens Community Board 4, argued last night that 111th Street by Flushing Meadows Corona Park doesn't need a protected bike lane because Donald Trump will deport "all the illegals." City Council Member Julissa Ferreras-Copeland is now calling for Borough President Melinda Katz to remove Darby from the board.
DOT has released a watered-down version of its redesign for 111th Street in Corona. The compromise has won over Assembly Member Francisco Moya, who had withheld his support for the original plan, saying 111th Street needed to retain more car lanes. The new design will not be as safe to cross as the original proposal. Instead of […]
.@SenatorPeralta @mgdendekker AM Moyà call for 24hr/day use of speed safety cameras & expansion to #EverySchool pic.twitter.com/5EmtMOk3xs — Caroline Samponaro (@carolinesampo) April 7, 2016 There is more than one Albany bill to loosen state restrictions on New York City’s speed camera program. State Senator Jose Peralta introduced legislation today that would allow the city to install […]
A hit-and-run driver killed 17-year-old Ovidio Jaramillo at the intersection of Northern Boulevard and Junction Boulevard in Jackson Heights on Tuesday night. In response, Queens electeds held a press conference today at the site of the crash, where they called for laws and education campaigns to stop “distracted pedestrians.” The driver, who has yet to be […]