According to a new a report, Williamsburg and Greenpoint top New York’s list for having the most garbage trucks roaming neighborhood streets, where 19 of the city’s 58 waste stations are located. View article
Garbage trucks are choking the streets – and the air – in Williamsburg and Greenpoint, a new report has found. The report found the number of trucks carrying waste in the neighborhood has surged in recent years – counting 362 … Continue reading
Outside P.S. 132 in Williamsburg, trucks constantly pass by along Metropolitan Avenue. “I’m here for five minutes and I can’t tell you how many trucks I counted. And I smell the exhaust right now,” said Kellie Terry-Sepulveda, community activist. On … Continue reading
Williamsburg residents are taking traffic matters into their own hands. A transportation survey, led by Organizations United for Trash Reduction And Garbage Equity (OUTRAGE), is being launched this month to address the nettlesome problem of truck traffic on local streets … Continue reading
…community leaders and residents participated in the fourth Williamsburg Community Truck Stop on the corner of Metropolitan and Humboldt Avenues. View article.
Williamsburg and Greenpoint officeholders have vowed to work to make life more tolerable for residents who endure continuous garbage truck traffic along Metropolitan Ave. And they’ve promised to make sure that more garbage doesn’t get trucked into the neighborhood after … Continue reading