representative formally asked Town of Oyster Bay officials at Tuesday's board meeting to continue improving . Calling the intersection just north of the a "free-for-all," Laura Schultz asked the town to ensure residents' safety by caring for the infrastructure.
"I'm asking you to speak with to arrange for the town to take over the northern part of Jackson Avenue," said Schultz to the board. "It's very dangerous, and it's unregulated."
It is because of the hazardous intersection of Jackson Avenue and Underhill Boulevard, extending north to Cold Spring Road, that Schultz asked the board not to forget about Syosset now that .
"North of the [Syosset LIRR] tracks is a free for all," said Schultz, whose personal experience of driving her child to the train for work allows her to witness the daily rush hour chaos.
"We're not abandoning ship," TOBAY Supervisor John Venditto told Schultz. "But you'll have to cut us some slack."
While the town was a supporter of the they reminded residents that they want to spend their funds wisely. While Venditto repeatedly praised the finished project, he warned that it may take some time to get the funds to repeat such an undertaking.
"We'll start by taking a look at it and getting in touch with the town," said Venditto, adding the town will do all they can, but maybe not right away.
How can the crossroads on the north side of the Syosset LIRR station be improved? What is the most important issue to tackle to improve safety in that zone? Is it as simple as a new paint job on the lanes or does it require an overhaul like southern Jackson Avenue?
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