People Really Love NYC on Marathon Sunday — Because There Are No Cars!

Photo: Clarence Eckerson Jr.
Photo: Clarence Eckerson Jr.

The annual New York City Marathon reminded us again what a car-free city could be like.

We weren’t alone in enjoying the empty streets around the marathon route. Streetfilms auteur Clarence Eckerson Jr. created a short tribute to the mostly empty Queens Plaza:

So many other New Yorkers were equally inspired. Here’s Phil Leff in Manhattan:

And Doug Gordon in Brooklyn:

And Elliot Sperber in Brooklyn:

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