Coalition Recommendations presented at City Council Hearing, June 27, 2018

On June 27, 2018 the City Council held a hearing about the L train project. Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and MTA New York City Transit President Andy Byford outlined their plans and the 14th Street Coalition had the opportunity to discuss community concerns as well as present alternative ideas to those in attendance. 

CLICK HERE for the Coalition's community concerns, including environmental and health issues, access restrictions for 14th Street residents, damage to fragile and historic infrastructure, unrelated "add ons," enforcement and safety issues, uncoordinated construction projects, and lack of transparency.

CLICK HERE for the Coalition's recommendations for plan modifications designed to achieve a cohesive balance between addressing the potential needs of displaced commuters with the 24/7 needs of local residents and businesses as it affects their neighborhoods and communities. 

CLICK HERE for the Coalition's opening remarks.

And here's our quick summary graphic about the MTA/DOT's plan for 14th Street and our recommendations: