Bayonne student petition leads to traffic lights on Avenue C and 12th Street

July 10, 2018

Marcella Traina was 13 years old when she first encountered a problem with the 12th Street and Avenue C intersection. As she crossed the street, she had to run away from a passing car, just barely escaping injury.

Ever since that moment, Traina, a junior public policy major at Rutgers University, has worked to push the City of Bayonne to install a traffic light at the intersection, including a petition process that began in February 2017, a city press release said., July 10, 2018

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