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Summer Streets Returns to NYC Today, Banning Cars For 7 Miles of Manhattan!

Posted By Jessica Dailey On August 6, 2011 @ 11:00 am In Green Transportation,New York City,News,Urban design | No Comments

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Hey New York, go run in the street! Seriously, do it! Summer Streets [1] returns to the city today, banning cars from seven glorious miles of Manhattan from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. The city will close Park Avenue and connecting streets from the Brooklyn Bridge all the way up to Central Park [2]. The DOT has created a route with spurs and rest stops along low-traffic streets to the Hudson River Greenway, Harlem, Governors Island [3], and other popular destinations, so you will have plenty to do as you peruse the car-free avenue!

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[1] Summer Streets: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/summer-streets-returns-to-nyc-banning-cars-from-7-miles-of-manhattan/

[2] Central Park: http://inhabitat.com../nyc/listing/central-park/

[3] Governors Island: http://inhabitat.com../nyc/event/new-event-submission-figment/

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