Watch what happens when one neighborhood in Queens closes its street to cars.
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Four young Brooklynites launch an impressive summer-long campaign for a Car-Free Prospect Park.
Back in 2002 there was a huge push on for a three month trial ban on cars in Prospect Park, Brooklyn (I mean really are we still fighting for this?! Come on Mayor Bloomberg it's time to do a trial!) In any event, Aaron Naparstek (with future wife Joanne) organized a fun Halloween street theater event where we all dressed up as cars and raised some eyebrows Saturday morning at the Grand Army Plaza Green Market.
Streetfilms rode along on an ArtCycle tour of local studio spaces sponsored by the East Hollywood Neighborhood Council. Afterwards, we joined a block party in progress.
A group of concerned Moms rally to get the word out, “No More Cars in Central Park!”
In the early 1990s, three and a half miles of The Grand Concourse, a major arterial roadway in the Bronx, was closed to cars every Sunday from July thru November. The closures provided residents with much-needed open space to safely bike, walk, play and develop a sense of community with neighbors. Despite its popularity, New […]
Sam Schwartz, former NYC Commissioner of Traffic, explains how closing Central Park to cars will not result in traffic chaos.
Milwaukee enjoys a car-free street summer weekend double header.
A Transportation Alternatives rally on the steps of City Hall demonstrates residents' support for a car-free Central Park.
Lawrence Ferlinghetti muses about the benefits of a proposed urban park in San Fransisco's historic North Beach neighborhood.
Last week, people walking and biking on the Central Park loop had to worry about taxi drivers and car commuters motoring through the park as a rush hour shortcut. This morning was different: Above 72nd Street, you could ride your bike, walk your dog, or go for a run on a safer, quieter path with […]
Jeff Prant collects signatures on his petition to maintain Fulton Street's car-free hours.