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Intersection needs left-turn signal

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In the Jan. 12-18 TimesLedger Newspapers article “DOT says safety measures cut traffic fatalities in Queens,” city Department of Transportation Queens Commissioner Maura McCarthy said “there were 67 traffic deaths in Queens last year, ‘which is quite an accomplishment.’”

I have written two letters to the department concerning the installation of a left-turn signal for Northern Boulevard and Marathon Parkway. I even contacted our local representatives, but there has been no change in the signal light issue.

This situation is dangerous for pedestrians, who include children walking to and from area schools, and cars trying to turn.

If McCarthy wants to reduce traffic deaths, she should consider the importance of installing left-turn signals at important street crossings such as this one.

Adele K. Levine

Little Neck

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