Score one for common sense and the regular people of Queens who are still struggling to regain the standards of living they had before the Great Recession.
After two years of imposing undue hardship on mom-and-pop shops on Liberty Avenue in Ozone Park, the city Department of Transportation has finally decided to make it a two-way street again. Making it one-way was crushing to a group of businesses in the area, at least one of which saw sales drop 45 percent, forcing layoffs.
Area officials had lobbied the DOT to reverse course, and we’re glad the agency finally listened.
Guess sometimes you can fight City Hall after all. Good.