(Apologies if you're receiving this twice - I'm combing 2 lists. If you're on the Al's Park list and would like to receive neighborhood updates, let me know and Ill add your name.)
Apologies for being out of touch for a while. I've been moving my parents into assisted living in Florida - they're 94 & 95 years old. An all-consuming experience, to say the least.
First, there is going to be a meeting on how to deal with the traffic situation on 17th Street. When the traffic median went in above Corbin Steps MTA cut corners due to budgetary restrictions. Other than the yellow paint that surrounded the median, no other measures were taken - no reflectors and no sign. There were numerous accidents - mostly prior to the last improvements, but they continued.
I spoke with one of the supervisors at MTA and requested that a meeting be planned between MTA and members of the immediate area. They agreed and set a date. Unfortunately they forgot to ask me and I am unable to attend. If you're interested, here's the notice that I just received: