Liz: Use Elle’s Law To Make Streets Safer

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

The following is an op-ed penned by Senator Krueger and published in Our Town Newspaper:

Posted by Our Town on February 23, 2011 

When you’re on a small island with millions of people living, literally, on top of one another, problems with sharing space are bound to occur. Add to that the fact that New Yorkers are often racing to get from one destination to another, and you are faced with the reality that the streets of New York can be dangerous for pedestrians and bicyclists.

Sadly, this reality has been displayed recently, as six people have been struck and killed by automobiles while walking or cycling on the Upper East Side: a fact both startling and heartbreaking.

Full Op-ed