Central Park Cyclist in Serious Condition

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Channel 7 has the story of a woman hit by a car in Central Park last night. (By the way, buy a Toyota!)

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NYPD’s Selective Approach to Selective Enforcement in Central Park

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NYPD’s official stance on traffic violations committed by cyclists in Central Park is one of zero tolerance. At least that’s the word from Captain Philip Wishnia, commander of the Central Park Precinct, who met with the parks and preservation committee of Community Board 7 this week. The West Side Spirit reports that when committee members […]

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 […]

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 […]