New York, NY is using COVID-19 lockdowns as an opportunity to pilot car-free street programs

New York, NY pilots car-free streets during COVID-19
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New York City is using the emptiness of its usually crowded city streets to test out car-free streets during the COVID-19 pandemic. As an alternative to pedestrians' overcrowded parks and to give restaurants more outside dining room, the City is banning cars in over 40 streets. If successful, this initiative could prove to be a permanent addition to local public spaces and an improvement to New York's streets.

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