Traffic Calming on 21st Street


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Campaign History

This wide street encourages cars and trucks to speed through the densely-populated neighborhoods of Long Island City and Astoria.

In the last decade, drivers killed seven pedestrians and bicyclists, and injured dozens more on 21st Street. From July 2012 to July 2015 alone, 410 people were injured and two where killed.

T.A.'s Queens Activist Committee is calling for a Complete Street on 21st Street, which would include a comprehensive redesign to make the street safer for all road users. These improvements will save lives, boost local business and dramatically improve quality of life along the corridor.

View a map of crashes on 21st Street.




Want to take the next step? Contact these elected officials and ask them to support this campaign.

Council Member Costa Constantinides
718 274-4500
31-09 Newtown Avenue, Suite 209
Astoria, New York 11102

Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer
718 383-9566
jvanbramer@council.nyc.gov
47-01 Queens Boulevard Suite 205
Sunnyside, NY 11104

Queens Community Board 1
Lucille T. Hartmann, District Manager
718 626-1021
qn01@cb.nyc.gov
45-02 Ditmars Boulevard
LL Suite 1025 (Pistilli Grand Manor)
Astoria, NY 11105