Prospect Park Car Restriction Starts Now


In just a few minutes, Prospect Park goers will celebrate the first afternoon of a car-free East Drive. Transportation Alternatives will be on hand to hand out snacks and ensure motorists obey the new rule.

Photo: wallyg/Flickr

  • rr

    If only someone could be out there every day! I’m afraid a lot of cars are going to break the new rules.

    We’re one step closer to a car-free park!!!

  • Dave

    Watch. Some idiot with a VAS license plate will try and make to run through from Ditmas to Williamsburgh.

  • todd

    They’ve also started laying out the new design for Grand Army Plaza…I rode through the park and while making my way towards Plaza Street, noticed spray paint which was laying out the new bike path….The more surprising part is that the design actually makes sense, as I was actually following the path where the new bike path will be built…

  • Smith

    It’s not surprising to me, Todd. The DOT staffers who came up with that GAP bike plan live and bike and walk in the neighborhood.

  • The GAP bike path makes some sense — but why is it one-way? How are we supposed to get from Eastern Parkway to the park in one piece, without riding the wrong way?


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