Streetsblog: Manhattan BP Looks To ‘Balance’ Community Boards By Asking if Applicants Own a Car

Mark Levine speaks at a podium during an event about improving bus service

New Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine is looking to ensure better “balance” on his borough’s 12 community board by adding a new question about vehicle ownership to the application to serve.

Along with other questions — such as whether would-be board members are homeowners or renters, if they’re business owners, and demographic questions about race and sexual orientation — potential Manhattan panelists will be asked a yes or no query: “Do you own a vehicle?”

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