Franco, Starks and Sadik-Khan Launch NYC’s Summer of Car-Free Streets

Clarence put together these highlights from the morning presser with former Mets southpaw John Franco, all-time Knicks overachiever John Starks, and DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announcing the 2011 season of Summer Streets and Weekend Walks.

Said Brooklyn native Franco: “Events like this bring the city closer and makes everybody one big happy family.”

Clarence also worked some footage from the past few years of car-free events in there. I think this needs to go in the highlight reel too:

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