Two members of Families for Safe Streets will begin a hunger strike at the state Capitol to protest the state legislature's failure to pass a bill to allow New York City to set its own speed limits. Plus other news.
The big story on Wednesday was the state Assembly's apparent decision to not bother passing a common-sense bill that would allow New York City to set its own speed limits, in some places below the state's 25-mile-per-hour floor. Plus other news.
As we previewed yesterday, the City Council emphatically (well, by a vote of 35-9) voted to send a letter to the state legislature demanding passage of a state bill that would allow the city to set its own damn speed limits. Plus other news.