Photos: A First Look At The New Rock Center Pedestrian Zones
The zones were a hit: 'It's so nice to have to have some space, and not have to worry about cars.'
Dec 2, 2019 11:01 AM
Rockefeller Center Will Be Pedestrianized For The Holidays
It almost makes us want to go to Midtown!
Nov 22, 2019 12:28 PM
Photos: Times Square's Transformation Into A Pedestrian-Friendly Tourist Fun Zone Is Complete
Times Square went from a tourist-filled hellscape to a slightly less crowded tourist-filled hellscape with nice places to sit.
Updated: Apr 19, 2017 4:14 PM
Times Square "Activity Zone" Restrictions Fly Through City Council
With likely "flow zones" reserved for walking.
Updated: Apr 7, 2016 6:02 PM
Council Member Promises Times Square Costumed Characters That New Restrictions "Will Be Best For Them"
Legislation that would empower the DOT to enact Plaza-specific rules will go up for vote tomorrow.
Updated: Apr 6, 2016 11:14 AM
Joker Testifies Against Times Square Crackdown: NYC Is Becoming "The Most Fascist, Prudish City Alive"
"Let's be clear what the real problem is," the Joker declared at a Gotham City Council hearing today. "The real problem is about looking different."
Updated: Mar 30, 2016 6:52 PM
Former DOT Head Janette Sadik-Khan Reflects On Bike Lane Battles: "The Status Quo Is The Problem"
"There are many city streets that are over-built for cars. There's virtually cities trapped between the lanes."
Updated: Mar 8, 2016 3:09 PM
Will De Blasio Kill The Times Square Pedestrian Plaza?
For all his progressivism, Future Mayor Bill de Blasio is still a bit unsure about this pedestrian plaza business
Updated: Oct 24, 2013 10:44 AM
Bike Lane Will Lose Protection On Pedestrian-Heavy Stretch Of Broadway
The DOT wants dramatically rejigger the layout of the seven block stretch, moving the bike lane from its current position on the east side of Broadway and over to the west, with car traffic.
Updated: Nov 6, 2012 4:36 PM
Evil Bike Lanes & Pedestrian Plazas Help Spur Local Businesses
Would you believe that by allowing pedestrians and cyclists more room to safely navigate New York's streets away from the screeching metal boxes that belch dinosaur guts into our lungs, local businesses thrive?
Updated: Oct 24, 2012 12:21 PM
"Summer Stroll" In Bay Ridge Pits Drunks Vs. "Doo-Wop Singers"
“Rowdy teenagers are not going to want to stand around and listen to a string quartet."
Updated: Feb 13, 2012 11:25 AM
Video: Brian Williams Compares Bike Lanes To Cult
If you're doing a story on pedestrian plazas and bike lanes, it helps to interview people using pedestrian plazas and bike lanes.
Updated: Dec 6, 2011 3:11 PM
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