These photo simulations from the Project for Public Spaces show how we can transform some of our misused intersections into amazing spaces full of life, commerce, and vitality.
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While walking around Manhattan, pedestrians might wonder where all the cars come from. After seeing these statistics, it seems obvious.
Jeff Prant collects signatures on his petition to maintain Fulton Street's car-free hours.
Cars get more space than pedestrians do on the streets, which leads to overcrowded sidewalks.
Part Two of our interview: Sam Schwartz and T.O.P.P. founder & Executive Director Mark Gorton discuss how the modal split into NYC's Central Business District (essentially south of 59th Street) has changed over the last half century and how some of those numbers could easily be reversed by revoking free parking permits for NYC Governmental employees.
An inequitable use of parking by government agencies is a dirty little secret in Chinatown.
Mark Gorton, founder of The Open Planning Project, points out how parked cars and street use makes a difference in two streets just blocks apart in SoHo are felt by pedestrians.
A proposed plan by DOT for a subway station at 96th street will leave pedestrians with 18 ft. less sidewalk space!
Richard Barrett talks about his community's struggle to rebuild Canal Park, a task deemed impossible by New York City's Department of transportation.
Sometimes when you are armed with a camera in New York City, miracles do happen.