Eyes on the Street: Safer Streets Around Marcus Garvey Park
In January, the Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association was working with DOT to calm the streets around Marcus Garvey Park. Now, those changes are being implemented.
The project [PDF] aims to make drivers travel at safer speeds heading north on Madison Avenue and south on Fifth Avenue. It reduces the number of lanes, tightens turns, and adds zebra crosswalks. Installation of the markings began weeks ago, with new gravel-and-epoxy surfacing and plastic flexible posts going in more recently.