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City Councilman Wants More Sidewalk Bollards Like The Ones That Stopped Driver's Times Square Rampage

Nearly 24 hours after Richard Rojas allegedly used his car as a murder weapon in Times Square, killing one pedestrian and injuring 22 others, City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez stood a few steps from where Rojas's Honda Accord came to rest, lodged on top of two steel bollards. He and Transportation Alternatives Director Paul Steely White demanded that the crash be treated with the same gravity as an act of terrorism, though it's not being investigated as such, and called for an immediate safety upgrade on the plaza, as well as other pedestrian-heavy intersections in NYC.
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