Queens Boulevard seems to be on its way to shedding the nickname nobody liked: the Boulevard of Death.
After the city imposed lower speed limits, wider crosswalks and protected bike lanes, there have been zero deaths along the boulevard in 2015 and 2016.
But surprisingly, many neighbors in Sunnyside, Woodside, Maspeth and Elmhurst are furious.
“This was a disaster,” said Peter O’Donnell, who says that crossing the street is now tougher for him.
“I have to go across the boulevard — the bikes under no circumstances would stop for the light,” he said. “They don’t stop. They give you the finger or tell you to ‘go f yourself.'”
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