You've heard us talk about the state legislature's failure to reauthorize a New York City speed camera program designed to slow reckless driving around schools in the five boroughs.

That program expired July 25--and all summer long, advocates and electeds alike have been calling on lawmakers to return to Albany for a special session to re-authorize the program.

As you know, the start of school year is fast approaching so last Thursday, the New York City Council held a hearing on the topic.

Brooklyn Councilman Brad Lander and Manhattan Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, he's the chair of the council's committe on transportation--they explain further.