NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Cars are no longer allowed in Central Park north of 72nd Street.
The car ban officially went into effect on Monday. The four transverse roads, which link the east and west sides of Manhattan, are below park level and remain open to cars.READ MORE: Roads Flood, Rivers Overflow As Nor'easter Dumps Heavy Rain On New Jersey
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the vehicle ban earlier in June. It also applies to parts of Prospect Park in Brooklyn.