Meeting Tonight on Beseiged Plan to Calm NYU Campus

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Tonight, Community Board 2’s Transportation and Institutions Committees will hold a joint meeting to hear proposals from NYU to reclaim road space for pedestrians in the campus core area.

Details have not been announced, but a tipster tells Streetsblog that possible proposals range from removal of parking spaces to allow for wider sidewalks and other pedestrian amenities to the complete pedestrianization of Washington Place between Broadway and Washington Square Park.

Reviving memories of last year’s protest of a Village crosstown bike route, we’re told that opposition to whatever emerges is already mounting.

The meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. at Caring Community, 20 Washington Square North, Conference Room, First Floor.

Photo: alissamarie/Flickr

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