Vision Zero town hall held at Borough Hall in Downtown Brooklyn

The town hall gave residents the opportunity to talk about improving traffic safety. (4/1/14)

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Brooklyn residents attended a town hall at Borough Hall Tuesday night regarding Mayor Bill de Blasio's Vision Zero plan to improve traffic safety.

Residents gave their input on different ideas for improving safety, including stiffer penalties for dangerous driving and reducing the citywide speed limit to 25 miles per hour.

Officials from the Department of Transportation were at the meeting, along with Borough President Eric Adams and City Councilman Carlos Menchaca (D-Brooklyn). Residents spoke with officials about their biggest concerns regarding traffic safety in Brooklyn and which streets they think should be a priority.

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Other town hall meetings on Vision Zero are being held throughout the rest of the boroughs as well.

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