While his name isn't on the sign via ghostbikes.org, sources confirm this is a tribute to Borkot Ullah, a delivery worker killed by a hit-and-run driver this past July...ABC 7 reported.To date, no one has been charged with Ulah's death. State Attorney General Letitia James's office was reviewing the case because of the police involvement in the collision, Streetsblog reported on July 12.
Ullah was a member of Desis Rising Up and Moving, an undocumented workers' rights group.
A GoFundMe campaign raised more than $30,000 to help his family both here and in Bangladesh with expenses. His body was returned to Bangladesh, where he was buried on July 15.
According to Transportation Alternatives, "there have now been at least 206 traffic deaths in 2021, including at least 16 cyclists killed. This year is on track to be the deadliest year since Mayor de Blasio took office."