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Now Playing: Your Stella Sneckdowns

3:10 PM EDT on March 15, 2017

Shorter crossing distances and slower driver turns at Vernon and Marcy avenues in Bed Stuy? Sneckdowns to the rescue! Photo: @pekochel

Stella didn’t dump as much snow on NYC as predicted, but there was enough to make for some fine sneckdowns.

If you're just joining us, sneckdowns are neckdowns formed by driving patterns in snow. They're great for highlighting unused asphalt -- street space that, if reclaimed for people, would calm traffic and make walking safer.

As yesterday's snow melts away, it's a busy time for sneckdown spotters in NYC. Let's have a look.

Molly Tran filmed a Harlem sneckdown in all its traffic-calming glory:

Finally, here’s Doug Gordon with a Park Slope sneckdown trifecta:

#sneckdown time. pic.twitter.com/9mcFblRaWJ

— Brooklyn Spoke (@BrooklynSpoke) March 15, 2017

Got a Stella sneckdown to share? Use the #sneckdown hashtag on Twitter. We’ll be watching out for material for another round-up.

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