City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer
The City Council is considering imposing tougher civil penalties for drivers involved in fatal hit-and-run accidents.
There were calls for help Friday in Queens as residents asked the city to help put the brakes on speeding cars on a busy stretch in Woodside.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn was among the lawmakers Saturday who called on the Metropolitan Transit Authority to make up for the loss of G Train service between Brooklyn and Queens.
Queens residents will have to find another way to get around, as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority begins scheduled service disruptions on the 7 Subway line.