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Turning Times Square into a Pedestrian Square

The New York City Department of Transportation is undertaking an experiment to close parts of Broadway that traverse Times Square, and started this on Memorial Day. So far, lots of people out on the new public spaces and no significant traffic problems. (See article and video) For cities looking to create more space for the public to gather, one possibility is to look at retaking the already existing places that have been given over to cars.

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  1. An interesting idea! We’ll see if NYC keeps it up for the year. Looks like a great idea for the summer at least!

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