NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) –The city council has passed a bill to install more barricades to protect pedestrians.
After May’s terrifying incident where a man was driving through Times Square, mowing down pedestrians, and killing one of them the issue of more bollards was proposed.READ MORE: Gabby Petito Search: Parents Say Fiancé Brian Laundrie's 'Silence Is Reprehensible'; Police In Utah Confirm Responding To Incident Involving Couple
The idea accelerated after a lower Manhattan terror attack killed eight people on Halloween.
New Yorkers told 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck they believe the bollards will protect them.READ MORE: Sources: Man Shot During Armed Robbery Outside Upper East Side Restaurant
“Yeah, some corners it gets a little crazy, so yeah, I’m for it,” one woman said.
“Yeah sometimes, yeah because of the terrorist attack, I do (feel vulnerable),” another woman added.
The city’s goal going forward is to make very vulnerable pedestrians much less so.MORE NEWS: NYCHA Residents Accounted For Disproportionate Number Of COVID Deaths From March 2020 To June 2021