Open Streets

New York City Open Streets Program
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Steve Burns
June 29, 2020 - 1:59 pm
The city has opened up dozens of miles of streets to pedestrians, but it appears to be having trouble making sure drivers follow the rules.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
May 02, 2020 - 3:13 pm
Officials on Saturday closed off more than seven miles of streets in and around 13 parks as part of an effort to promote social distancing in New York City.
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Kristie Keleshian
April 25, 2020 - 2:19 pm
City Council members continue to push for citywide street closures to help pedestrians and bikers maintain social distancing, even after Mayor Bill de Blasio rejected the idea and the NYPD and Department of Transportation said it's not realistic.
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