We, the undersigned, request that Queens Community Board #5 (CB5), and related agencies and elected officials, advocate on behalf of the residents in CB5's district, including Ridgewood, Glendale, Middle Village, Maspeth, and Liberty Park, for the installation of a stop sign at the intersection of 60th Place and Madison Street to the New York City Department of Transportation.
While there is currently a stop sign located on Madison Street of that intersection, there is a great need for a stop sign on 60th Place. There is a public pplayground located on Madison Street, and many families and children must cross 60th Place to access the playground, as well as the shopping area on Freshpond Road. This crossing is extremely dangerous, as cars are frequently speeding by. There have been several near-accidents in just the past few weeks-one with a child bicyclist.
We respectfully request the Department of Transportation complete a traffic study of the intersection at the soonest available time period and make this intersection safe for the residents of the neighborhood and all communities within CB5.