THINGS THAT ARE DUMB: It looks like hell under the el - JuniperCivic.com
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Originally published in the September 2017 Juniper Berry Magazine

THINGS THAT ARE DUMB: It looks like hell under the el

As we are all aware, the M train only has one stop in Middle Village. After it leaves Metropolitan Avenue, the rest of its Queens route is high above Ridgewood. Walking below the el is a bit of a horror show. The following is regularly found: dumping of trash, overgrown weeds, broken sidewalks, exposed trolley tracks, illegally parked cars and homeless encampments. There's also quite a bit of empty space that could be used to help alleviate Ridgewood's parking problem or to locate a car or bike share program. When will our elected officials get a grip and take care of this mile-long eyesore that has festered for years?

September 2017 Juniper Berry Magazine

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