Letters

Don’t Blink Yet

Oct 11, 2017

To the Editor:        

I am a long-time LBI frequenter and resident. There was a time when traffic was not the issue that it is now. The traffic lights on blink the day after Chowderfest is a tragedy waiting to happen.

The pedestrian in the crosswalks having the right of way is a sick joke. Police don’t even abide by this law. I am truly in fear when attempting to cross the Boulevard in the crosswalks without a traffic light.

Perhaps the end of October would be a safer option for the lights to go on blink. Everyone does not live on the beach block.

Michael Murphy

Ship Bottom

Comments (1)
Posted by: Jean D Ragone | Oct 12, 2017 10:51

As much as I LOVE the blinking lights in the off season, I agree that they need to start blinking later. HC started blinking before Chowderfest. And I LOVE the change to 45 mph, but that is also too soon. November 1 would seem to be a more appropriate date. Even my adult daughter thought the higher speed was too soon given the number of events and cars that are still here in October.



If you wish to comment, please login.