pedestrian plazas

The runners of the New York City Marathon pass through Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY - Nov 1, 2009 - Photo: Afton Almaraz/Getty Images

Report: Pedestrian Street Plazas, More Bike Parking Coming To Williamsburg

Pedestrian plazas and expanded bike parking are coming to Williamsburg, Brooklyn, according to a published report.

04/14/2013

Measuring The Street

City-Sponsored Study Touts Benefits Of Pedestrian Plazas, Bike Lanes

A newly-released study has indicated that pedestrian plazas and protected bike lanes in New York City have been good news for local business, and for public safety.

CBS New York–10/24/2012

A sign indicating the smoking ban in Battery Park - New York, NY - May 23, 2011 (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

New York City Says Park Smoking Ban Is Working

“Smoking in parks is now down two-thirds and we now have less litter at our beaches and playgrounds,” Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley told.

05/27/2012

A sign for the proposed pedestrian plaza in Dorman Square. (Credit: CBS 2)

Potential Pedestrian Plaza In Midwood Being Met With Resistance

At Dorman Square in Midwood, Brooklyn, the Department of Transportation wants to shut down a one-block stretch of Elm Avenue and a create a pedestrian plaza, like the one in Clinton Hill, where the DOT kicked out cars and installed cafe tables and chairs.

04/25/2012