Two weeks ago, we reported on RIOC’s stunning refusal of following the law or using just plain common sense. Being RIOC involved forcing pedestrians, strollers and wheelchairs to walk in the street. Guess what? They’re doing it again, and this time, it’s worse.
By David Stone
Being RIOC means never having to say, “Do the right thing.”
Construction fence does not leave 5 feet for pedestrians
When an encroaching construction fence does not leave 5 feet of clear sidewalk passage for pedestrians, the DOT requires a temporary pedestrian walkway in the road. This walkway must be 5 feet in width, clearly marked and accessible. A temporary pedestrian walkway in the road must be as safe as the pre-construction condition. An Occupancy of Sidewalk Permit is also required when 5 feet of clear walkway is not available.Decoder: Walk This Way
We are committed to protecting and serving the community by providing a safe and secure environment and enforcing local, state, and federal laws.RIOC Annual Report
All a fella can say is, “Really?”
Roosevelt Islanders chuck in $4 million a year for Public Safety, and here’s the best they can do.
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