Mayor Bill de Blasio led a rally in Union Square Park Sunday against a Republican proposal to require stop signs or red lights at every intersection next to a school instead of the current requirement for speed cameras, a program set to expire next month.
“People we elect to protect us are putting politics before the safety of our children,” said de Blasio on Sunday. “A simple message to these GOP state senators, go back to Albany and do your job.”
“We need these cameras on all summer to protect so many kids who go to summer school, and we need them back on for the school year when literally 10,000s of lives are on the line,” de Blasio said. “The only people who should fear speed cameras are people who are speeding.” Read more at CBS LOCAL.