Summer Streets, Week 2: Where You’ll Hear Human Voices, Not Honking

Summer Streets is back for week two tomorrow. Expect sunny skies, warm temps, and laughter emanating from the Voice Tunnel. Oh, and no cars.

The fun starts at 7 a.m. Readers report a long wait at the tunnel, so come early.

Happy weekend, everybody.


This Week: Get in Touch With Your Inner Advocate

It’s a light week on the Streetsblog calendar, but mid-summer is a great time to start fighting for better transit and safer streets. Plus, NYC’s biggest car-free event — Summer Streets — comes back to Lafayette Street and Park Avenue for six hours this Saturday. Tuesday: Join the Riders Alliance for a strategy session about how […]

Today’s Headlines

Gelinas: Which Mayoral Candidates “Get It” on Livable Streets? (City & State) Queens Woman, Accused of Killing Husband with SUV, Charged With Second-Degree Murder (Post) Weiner Really Likes Bike-Share, But Still Wants To “Rip Out Your F*cking Bike Lanes” (WNYC) Daily News Finds Reluctance to Put People’s Safety Over Moving Traffic on Queens Boulevard E-Hail […]

Where Would You Have a “Summer Street”?

On Tuesday WNYC’s Brian Lehrer asked listeners to send in their suggestions for future "Summer Streets" locations. Responses — which included Flatbush Avenue, one tube of the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, and the Henry Hudson Parkway — were mapped here. Other picks?