Furor Over Bus Zone, Parking in Williamsburg


A tussle has broken out over the location of a bus zone in South Williamsburg. A City bus driver said he saw two unnamed “Jewish guys” illegally moving a City bus zone sign to make way for school bus parking in front of Yeshiva Bnos Ahavas Israel on Franklin just north of Flushing Avenue on the border of South Williamsbug and Bed Stuy, The New York Post reported. That’s just the tip of the iceberg, though: According to the story, the Hasids move traffic signs around illegally all the time. Sign-swapping “is a common problem in the Hasidic community,” said Tommy McNally, a safety officer from the Transit Workers Union. “These guys are just constantly moving these signs.” The lack of a city bus zone is making it difficult for riders to safely board the bus. The Yeshiva bus drivers said they also need the parking space to safely deliver the children to school.
Fury as Hasids “Move” City Post [NY Post]
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