The Town of Cortlandt has or years for the state to install a barrier on the Bear Mountain Parkway for safety reasons.
In June, Town officials on the parkway with the family of 27 year old who was killed in a car accident on that road. One week after the press conference, a Bronx motorcyclist in an accident just a mile west of where the press conference was held. The Town submitted a petition with 1,500 signatures to the state after that press conference and since then, State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef and New York State Senator Greg Ball, have both joined the town in their efforts.
The two state representatives have sent letters to the New York State Department of Transportation indicating their support for a barrier.
Read the letters in the PDFs attached to this document.