Jersey City officials continue to work on traffic safety after 11-year-old’s death
HUDSON COUNTY VIEW - ByKatherine Guest December 15, 2016
Safe Streets JC, pedestrian safety advocates, along with local officials publicly showed support for beefing up traffic enforcement at a public meeting at the Hank Gallo Community Center on Tuesday night.
By Katherine Guest/Hudson County View
Tuesday night’s meeting came after Mayor Steven Fulop and Freeholder Bill O’Dea marched with Safe Streets JC in October, part of a push to make John F. Kennedy Boulevard safer.
The march occurred in light of the death of 11 year-old George Gonzalez, who was killed from a jitney bus days earlier.
Alexis Figueroa, 14, the victim’s sister, spoke to the audience of approximately 100 attendees, about the endurance of the roadway tragedy.
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