OLD ASTORIA NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
Respecting the past, Building the future
OLD ASTORIA NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
Respecting the past, Building the future
OLD ASTORIA
NEIGHBORHOOD
ASSOCIATION

NYC Bike Lanes Should Have Appropriate Traffic Controls

Our shared roadways create a shared experience for all, which affects everyone’s quality of life. Beyond the movement of people through the city, also the movement of freight, and service vehicles are directly affected.

There was a recent tragic death in Astoria on 24th avenue, and we decided to address what we feel is the most important aspect being ignored in traffic safety:

“No block should have a bike lane installed without the appropriate traffic controls”
“All blocks currently with bike lanes should have the appropriate traffic controls”

Please read our  Op-Ed on shared roadways. Crains NY and the Queens Gazette also published edited versions of our Op-Ed.

Mr. Khuzami has been a member of Community Board 1 in Astoria, NY for the last 20 years. He sits on the Zoning and parks Committees and is on the Executive Board. Previously, he served as Parks and Culture chair of Community Board 1 for eleven years and also chaired Capital and Expense priority Committee. He is a member of the Queens General Assembly and had been a panelist for grant submissions for the Queens Council on the Arts (QCA). Richard also is an officer of The Eastern Mediterranean Business Culture Alliance (EMBCA) and President of OANA.

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