Streetsblog NYC Viewpoint: Pro-Car Queens Board Wants To Squeeze Pedestrians to Create More Room For Drivers (War on Cars Watch)

Members of Community Board 7, which more or less (but mostly less) represents Flushing, Bay Terrace, Whitestone and Willets Point, voted 30 to 8 in favor of a controversial waterfront development on Monday night — but only on the condition that the city shave the sidewalk at Roosevelt Avenue and College Point Boulevard to make room for a turning lane so that drivers won’t be stuck in traffic.