NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – CBS2 demanded answers and is now getting action in the East Village.
The Department of Sanitation is finally moving the city garbage trucks parked on the street along East 10th Street after it brought a constant stench and attracted rats to the busy neighborhood.READ MORE: MTA, Union Leaders Call For More NYPD Officers To Patrol Subways After Off-Duty Conductor Nearly Blinded By Attacker New Jersey Native Jovan Collazo Accused Of Hijacking School Bus At Gunpoint, Holding Elementary School Students Hostage In South Carolina
CBS2 asked city officials about this several times, as the problem persisted for more than a year.
Lawmakers even got involved as both residents and local businesses complained about the negative effect the trucks were having on the community.MORE NEWS: NYPD Investigating Possible Hate Crime After Statue Of Polish Hero Father Jerzy Popiełuszko Is Vandalized
The city now says it has found a space for the trucks to park at Pier 42 on Manhattan’s east side.