City to host Vision Zero town hall Thursday at Medgar Evers College

The city's Vision Zero plan aims to reduce the number of traffic-related deaths.

The city's Vision Zero plan aims to reduce the number of traffic-related deaths. (3/25/14)

BROOKLYN - Residents will have an opportunity this week to give their input on New York City's Vision Zero plan.

City officials will host a town hall meeting Thursday night at Medgar Evers College about the city's plan to reduce the number of traffic-related deaths. Changes being considered include increased penalties and new street designs.

City Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo (D-Brooklyn) will be at the town hall, along with representatives from the Department of Transportation.

Other town halls will be held throughout the city in the coming weeks.

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