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Brooklyn’s Gounardes leads effort to reduce fatal impact of oversized vehicles in city

Transportation Alternatives report backs up dangers to pedestrians

Brooklyn Daily Eagle | Brooklyn Eagle Staff | June 26, 2023

QUEENS — Brooklyn-based state Senator Andrew Gounardes joined his fellow legislature from Queens, Assemblymember Zohran Mamdani, at the Queens site of a tragic traffic death of a child, Newtown Road and 45th Street. They were there to announce bill S6657A, which would re-adjust the registration fees for all personal vehicles. The bill hopes to reduce the number of heavy SUVs on the road. At the same

press conference, Transportation Alternatives released its new report on the dangers and hidden costs of oversized vehicles, “The Deadly and Costly Impact of Supersized Vehicles on New York.”


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