Eyes on the Street: Trying Out CityRacks, Without Bicycles

Streetsblog contributor Ken Coughlin sends along these shots of the CityRacks finalists at Astor Place, which are taking their place, for the time being, alongside the MTA’s new multi-purpose street furniture.

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  • Good seating is an important part of streets as places. Too bad the city got rid of so much of it in the ’70s and ’80s.

  • Seats are important but I don’t think it’s the best idea to have seating compete with bike parking.

  • True enough, Heffron. We should have plenty of both! Courtesy of Planetizen, here’s a column by the Toronto Star’s Chris Hume on how benches make Montreal more hospitable than his own city.

  • fatima

    thanks alot……………..woooooooooooooow!!1

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