Activists rally for speed cameras at Sen. Golden’s office

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BAY RIDGE -

Activists say they are spending a full 24 hours outside of state Sen. Marty Golden's office in Bay Ridge to demand his support for speed cameras in front schools across the city.

They include Amy Cohen, who founded the group Families for Safe Streets in 2014 after a car struck and killed her son, Sammy, on his way home from school.

"People have been hugely supportive," Cohen says.

The state Assembly has passed a plan to renew the speed camera program already. The state Senate has not yet voted.

Sen. Golden's office says the senator co-sponsored a bill that would double the total number of speed cameras in the city to 290.

The rally ends at 9 a.m. Friday.

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