Dept. of Transportation holds forum on improving traffic safety on Franklin Avenue in Crown Heights

Residents gave their input on what they thought

Residents gave their input on what they thought the biggest safety problems are. (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

CROWN HEIGHTS - The Department of Transportation held a public forum Wednesday night in Crown Heights, asking residents what they think the biggest safety issues are along Franklin Avenue.

Residents broke up into groups, where they wrote on maps and highlighted problem issues along Franklin Avenue. Problems people highlighted included poor signal coordination, narrow lanes, double parking and a hostile environment for cyclists.

Community boards 8 and 9 also attended and said they gave the DOT ideas about how to make Franklin Avenue safer.

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