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The parents in Community Education Council (CEC) District 2 are not happy. They came out en masse on a school night this week to express their displeasure to the council and Department of Education (DOE) chancellors, Marc Sternberg and Kathleen Grimm.
The Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village Tenants Association has selected Brookfield Asset Management Inc as a partner to formulate a bid for the sprawling Manhattan apartment complex that would allow tenants to buy their units.
Limiting the number of street vendors per block, requiring design guidelines for carts and trucks, and creating an agency dedicated to enforcing vendor rules are among the ideas being floated by an Upper East Side community board.
These take-out cowboys are taking out pedestrians.
Bicycling deliverymen are the scourge of East Side sidewalks and intersections, according to a survey of 1,300 residents by Councilman Dan Garodnick (D-Manhattan) last month that found 60 percent were fed up with the two-wheeled terrors and that they had become the neighborhood’s second biggest gripe.
In the presence of Noam Schalit, Israeli Consul General Ido Aharoni and, New York City political leaders and Jewish leaders, New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn proclaimed Wednesday, September 7th “Gilad Schalit Day” in New York City.
Even cyclists think the city needs to rein them in!
A survey of Manhattan residents found that nearly three-quarters believe police do a bad job enforcing traffic rules against rogue cyclists, including many respondents who routinely travel by two wheels.