Here's an example of how slow the wheels of government really turn:
We have received your email regarding a missing bus stop sign.
The Queens Borough Commissioner Maura McCarthy will work with the appropriate operational group to ensure that this matter is addressed properly. The Queens Borough Commissioner will provide you with the results of our findings on or about the middle of April.
Thank you for contacting the New York City Department of Transportation.
It either takes 4 months to replace a bus stop sign or 4 months to write a report about it.