Students at P.S./I.S. 232 Walter Ward School have first-hand experience with the dangers of traffic and speeding cars.
Studying for the year’s biggest standardized tests can wait, District 26 Superintendent Anita Saunders said. Scholars at P.S. 173 have a more important task at hand — memorizing the 120-word oath they took Friday to put safety first as passengers and pedestrians.
We asked Queens locals about traffic safety in the city and keeping pedestrians safe.
The 21st Street corridor between Queens Plaza and 20th Avenue has always been notorious for pedestrian fatalities. It serves as a conduit between the Queensboro and Robert F. Kennedy Bridges, resulting in cars, trucks, and other heavy vehicles using the street to move quickly between these two points.
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Woodside residents are taking matters into their own hands to make it safer to cross their streets. Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer gathered with residents young and old on October 25 to rally against the dangerous traffic conditions along 47th Avenue in Woodside. The group then also put up their own community-made stop sign at the [...]