‘The community does not want it’
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It is abundantly clear after Monday’s city council meeting that the people of Hoboken are overwhelmingly against the proposed bike lanes on Washington Street. Even the mayor’s own supp...
Important Hoboken infrastructure and design decisions
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Hoboken Quality of Life Coalition, a non-partisan, nonprofit citizen organization that has been active in Hoboken for over a decade wants to alert you to two important meetings you...
Washington Street redesign bike lanes are a bad idea
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I have lived in Hoboken and have walked along and across Washington Street (WS) for over 37 years. I have grown to appreciate WS’s wide traffic lanes which give drivers, cyclists, and ...
Proposed plan for lower Washington Street
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: When I walked Washington Street last week, I counted 18 vacant retail spaces between 1st and 8th Streets. As it is, retailers are suffering because there are not enough out of town sho...
We are all in this together
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The “Complete Streets” Redesign plan for Washington Street is a divisive issue. It involves business owners, pedestrians, bike riders, bus riders, car owners, and vehicular commercial ...
Is a complete “redesign” necessary?
Feb 07, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The project called Washington Street Redesign is a very expensive (current estimate $15 million) and complex proposal that leaves much to be desired. There are priorities to be set in ...
Scary situation
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Just after the New Year, one of our family members needed to be rushed to the hospital. We decided to go to a nearby hospital that has the reputation of being one of the best in the st...
Ready to give up your car yet?
Feb 07, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Once, when residents decided to make Hoboken their home, they would eventually give up their cars, living without their own personal transportation in the walkable city. I owned a car ...
A member of your community
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am writing about a hate incident that happened in our city recenbtly at 11th and Washington. I closed on my condominium purchase on Washington Street on Thursday 1/14 and came on Sat...
A letter to the mayor
Jan 31, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Below is a copy of the e-mail I sent to Mayor Zimmer about an ongoing situation. Dear Mayor Zimmer, My husband and I have resided on Park Avenue for over 25 years and thus, have dealt ...