Mark Gorton and neighbor Lisa Sladkus examine how the width of sidewalks affects the pedestrian environment.
5 Posts Tagged as: Sidewalk Nibbling
The StreetFilms crew was on Fulton Street in Lower Manhattan a while back and discovered this delivery truck eating up an already meager sidewalk. Pedestrians, many of whom were forced out into the street, seemed to regard the obstruction as a common occurrence. Just one example of the thousands of intrusions per day a cars-first […]
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.
A proposed plan by DOT for a subway station at 96th street will leave pedestrians with 18 ft. less sidewalk space!