Comptroller and mayoral candidate Scott Stringer wants city funding for open streets and more splashing around in front of fire hydrants — the latest plank of his platform to give every New Yorker a summer to remember.
A Council Member and supporter of open streets says it plainly: We can transform the way our city works for everyday New Yorkers. We just need the imagination to realize it.
Even people who offered positive quotes in the mayor's press release are complaining of a lack of substance in the open space initiative
Dozens of volunteer groups that have been maintaining the city's open streets program are demanding support from the city to ensure that the public space initiativeis expanded in an equitable manner.
Another day, another easily avoidable setback for the city's open streets program.
The status quo of cars, cars, cars is not divinely ordained. It is a result of choices we made decades ago. And because it was our choice, we can chose a different path. And we must.