Pedestrian Plaza

NYC Lawmaker Proposes Banning Toplessness Altogether, Regardless Of GenderBratton made the suggestion in the wake of growing complaints about topless, body painted women and aggressive costumed characters seeking tips for photos.
1010 WINS Exclusive: Bratton Suggests Tearing Up Times Square Pedestrian PlazaNew York City's police commissioner has a solution for the harassment and nuisance problems plaguing Times Square.
Parts Of 32nd, 33rd Streets Closed Near Penn Station For Temporary Pedestrian PlazaCity Department of Transportation officials said the move was in an effort to alleviate heavy flows of foot traffic around the transportation hub.
Garbage Haulers Almost Throw Away Piano Donated By Jersey City MayorJersey City Mayor Steven Fulop set up a piano this week in the new Newark Avenue pedestrian plaza, but it almost ended up getting hauled away by the garbage men.
Times Square Revitalization Project Taking Toll On New YorkersThree of five pedestrian plazas in Times Square are currently under construction as part of a three-year, $40 million effort by the city to revitalize the urban space.
Bloomberg Unveils Redesign Of Times Square Pedestrian PlazaPart of the Crossroads of the World is undergoing a three-year, $40 million makeover in an effort to make the area more pedestrian friendly.
New Pedestrian Plaza Unveiled Near Holland TunnelFreeman Plaza West -- located on Hudson Street between Broome and Watts streets -- has been furnished with bistro-style tables, umbrellas and chairs.
Bloomberg Touts Times Square Air Quality, With President Clinton In TowRather than budget cuts, a blizzard fiasco and the need to dump his schools chancellor, Mayor Michael Bloomberg had good news on Wednesday: he said the air is cleaner in Times Square since he banned cars.
NYC Considering Table Service In Times SquareNew Yorkers and tourists may soon be able to wine and dine at the Broadway pedestrian plazas.
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Gets New Route For 2012The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City will be moved from Seventh to Sixth Avenue next year.
Bloomberg Administration Revising Traffic, Pedestrian Mall Plan For 34th StreetHaving turned Times Square, Union Square and Herald Square into pedestrian malls, the plan would have turned the 34th Street plaza into a large pedestrian mall, with cars and trucks banned between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
NYC Council Proposal: Agents, Prove Traffic Tickets Are LegitWith bike lanes and pedestrian plazas popping up everywhere, drivers feel like an endangered species in New York City. But the City Council wants to change that.