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Jones Beach Airshow May 2006

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Et Tu, Mister Softee?

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Mister Softee set up shop on the Prince Street bike lane near the corner of Broadway this weekend. Note the pedestrians squeezing through the narrow strip of sidewalk between the ice cream truck and the subway railing. Prince Street, you may recall, was slated to go car-free on Sunday’s all summer long until the SoHo […]

Eyes on the Street: More Room to Walk Near Penn Station

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Colorful new sidewalk extension along 32nd Street near Penn Station. pic.twitter.com/PLxiiMa0L8 — Tri-State (@Tri_State) July 21, 2015 Temporary sidewalk extensions are in on 32nd Street near Penn Station. As Streetsblog reported in June, this is one element of a larger effort, spearheaded by Vornado Realty Trust in partnership with the city, to make more room […]

Segway Users: The Other Minority

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This is the second essay from Alex Marshall. As a journalist and author Alex has written extensively on transportation issues, he is a senior fellow at the Regional Plan Association where he edits the bi-weekly Spotlight on the Region newsletter. A guy on a Segway rolled by me the other day on 15th street to […]