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.

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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.

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“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.

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