Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz demands safer curb cuts in Kingsbridge

A local politician is demanding changes to what he calls dangerous street curbs in Kingsbridge. Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz says some curb cuts, which is the

Residents complain that many street curbs are missing a sidewalk dip into the crosswalk.

Residents complain that many street curbs are missing a sidewalk dip into the crosswalk. (11/19/13)

THE BRONX - A local politician is demanding changes to what he calls dangerous street curbs in Kingsbridge.

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz says some curb cuts, which is the part of the sidewalk that dips into the crosswalk, are raised, making it difficult for the disabled and mothers walking with strollers to cross the street.

Dinowitz reached out to the Department of Transportation three years ago about fixing the problems. He says that after initially agreeing to make repairs, the DOT sent a letter saying that the curbs in question are fine.

The DOT told News 12 that it will continue to investigate.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 Volunteers repaint Bronx River Community Center
News 12 The Bronx hit the streets to 2 Word on the Street: People who take selfies
Police say a 23-year-old man was shot inside 3 Police: Man shot inside Bronx barbershop
Tips to stay commited to your fitness resolution 4 Tips to stay committed to your fitness resolution
Human remains were discovered at a garbage transfer 5 Human remains found at Hunts Point waste station

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE