red light cameras
Council Speaker Christine Quinn wants cyclists and pedestrians to know that she's not only interested in munimeters.
Today, the speaker and mayoral frontrunner unveiled several new proposals designed to make the streets more amenable to cyclists, pedestrians and drivers.
As long as you can manage not to crash your vehicle into something or someone, you can more or less go ahead and ignore the speed limit in Bushwick, the Upper West Side or East Harlem, where in March, a tractor-trailer killed Amar Diarrassouba, who was six.(5)
Thanks to "all of the accidents and deaths," Assemblyman Joseph Lentol, a one-time speed camera skeptic, on Wednesday renewed his call for the traffic-calming devices along McGuinness Boulevard in Greenpoint.
"I think that it’s about time we tried it," he said.(4)
Mayor Michael Bloomberg this morning suggested the public shaming of bad drivers, following Albany's failure to pass legislation allowing the city to use speed cameras to issue fines.(2)