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Summer Streets Headlines

9:01 AM EDT on August 11, 2008

Streetsblog is running our weekend news wrap-up in two sections this morning. This section is devoted to stories about Saturday's inaugural Summer Streets event. Links to non-Summer Streets coverage are here. The following headlines are titled as they appeared in source publications.

Prior to the event:

    • Will Car-Free 'Summer Streets' Work? (City Room)
    • Streets Built to Roam for a Day (News)
    • 'Ribbon of Recreation' to Wind Through NYC Streets (WCBS TV)
    • Summer Streets [Interview with Bloomberg and Sadik-Khan] (Fox 5)
    • Car-Free Saturdays Begin This Weekend (Downtown Express)
    • City Is Set to Enjoy a Car-Free Park Ave (Metro)
    • Businesses Brace for Summer Streets (WNYC)
    • 'Summer Streets' for the Feet in New York (Trib)

After the event:

    • No Traffic on a Saturday? Well, No Cars, Anyway (NYT)
    • NYC Experiments With Car-Free Urban Playground (AP)
    • Takin' It to the (No-Traffic) Streets (News)
    • Gentlemen, Stop Your Engines (Voice)
    • A Car-Free Day (Post)
    • Car-Free Zone Biz Was Feast, Famine (Post)
    • 7 Miles of Manhattan Streets Go Car-Free (WNYC)

A sampling from the blogosphere:

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