One Way? No Way!
Tell DOT 6th & 7th Avenues must remain two-way
To the New York City Department of Transportation and New York City Council
Members David Yassky and Bill de Blasio:
We the undersigned Park Slope Neighbors demand that the planned conversion
of 6th and 7th Avenues to one-way traffic flow be stopped:
- One-way avenues are unfriendly to neighborhood life. They lead to
increased vehicle speeds and greater danger for pedestrians and
- Our communities must be included in the City's planning processes.
Community participation makes city government better. Neighborhood
stakeholders have a much better understanding of local needs and
problems than citywide officials can possibly ever possess.
- Changes like these should only be considered as part of a
comprehensive, multi-modal, area-wide transportation plan. Re-routing
more traffic through one neighborhood street or another in 2007 does
not address or contribute to NYC's long-term goal of reduced