Proposed letter to elected officials regarding air quality during L Train shutdown

At our fall meeting on Thursday, Grand Street Dems will have a chance to approve the following letter to our elected officials urging them to make sure air quality tests are conducted before and during the L Train shutdown to monitor the air quality in neighborhoods like ours that will see a significant increase in diesel bus traffic.

Read the proposed letter below.

Update: The letter below was approved by Grand Street Dems at our meeting on 10/4/18. The letter has also been signed by many other neighborhood groups and local officials. The final letter can be viewed here:

Update 2: In a big victory, the MTA has agreed to monitor air quality all along the bus route during the L Train shutdown.