Gallery: New York City Asks Residents to Propose More Pedestrian Walkwa...


In a stunning win for walkers everywhere the New York City Department of Transportation announced yet another round of the NYC Plaza Program. The program is an attempt to close current roadways to vehicles and turn them into pedestrian plazas. The spark that lit the fire was the temporary closing to vehicles — which has recently become permanent — of Broadway between Times Square and Herald Square. The program has been quite successful and to many a driver’s dismay, another round of proposals is being accepted by the city now.

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  1. ina75 April 6, 2010 at 6:25 pm

    I’d like to see a pedestrian green space where the Atlantic Yards are and the awful stadium project is being built, and so would virtually everyone in the adjacent neighborhoods. What do you say, Mayor Bloomberg, pretty please?

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