Auto-Free New York: Preliminary Results – Price Matters Study

Combining Manhattan CBD cordon tolls with free or reduced fare public transit, a report by George Haikalis, project manager.

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Celebration of the Extra Car-Free Hour in Central Park

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Please join Transportation Alternatives and Upper Green Side as they celebrate the inauguration of the extra morning car-free hour in Central Park. They’ll revel in the new car-free time and renewing the call for a loop road that is totally free of traffic. They’ll have car-free Central Park signs to wave and possibly a few […]

Free Bike Helmet Giveaway

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Councilmember Jessica Lappin is hosting a free bicycle helmet giveaway today. New York City Department of Transportation officials will be there to fit each individual with a free bike helmet. Please attend this event and tell your friends and family!

Auto-Free New York Monthly Meeting

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Tuesday, June 27, 2006, 6 to 8pm:"Residential Parking Strategies for Reducing Car Use in NYC"Special Guest: Jeffrey Otto, Citizens Housing & Planning Council Auto-Free NY has been holding FREE monthly meetings, featuring a wide variety of guest speakers, since its founding in February, 1989. Usually held in lower Manhattan, they are free, open to the […]

Gale Brewer Introduces Bill to Make Central Park, Prospect Park Car-Free

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Upper West Side City Council Member Gale Brewer introduced legislation today that would restore Central and Prospect Parks to their original car-free status. Brewer’s bill would ban private vehicles from using the park drives in either park; official vehicles would still be allowed to use the roads. Brewer’s legislation would also commission a study examining […]